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 Wendy Osefo, PhD Biography

An award-winning researcher, Dr. Osefo is an influential voice in politics and social justice and a highly sought after political commentator and strategist. Wendy is a Professor of Education at The Johns Hopkins University, and the Founder and CEO of The 1954 Equity Project, LLC. The 1954 Equity Project provides tools, mentorship, and resources for underrepresented minorities to thrive in higher education.

In addition to her extensive policy experience, Dr. Osefo regularly provides political commentary and analysis, with appearances on national networks including ABC, MSNBC, Fox News, and Fox Business. Her appearances also include podcast, radio shows, and print media on issues that examine race and politics. Currently, Dr. Osefo has a weekly radio segment on Radio One 93.9FM WKYS, entitled "News You Need to Know, With Dr. Wendy O". As a researcher, Wendy examines how race and class influence the learning, achievement, and educational trajectories of African American and other non-dominant students in schools and community settings. Dr. Osefo’s latest research explores the effects of the 2016 United States Presidential election on minority populations.

Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Osefo served as the Director of Family and Community Engagement for the Obama Administration’s Antipoverty Initiative and the signature program for the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, DC Promise Neighborhood (DCPNI). While at DCPNI Dr. Osefo designed, and implemented culturally competent parent-centered engagement strategies and successfully created and launched the first comprehensive adult learning academy within an underserved neighborhood in Northeast, Washington D.C. Her leadership in the creation of the first comprehensive adult learning academy led Wendy to serve as the inaugural Director of the Master of Arts in Management Program at Goucher College.

Wendy holds a B.A. in Political Science from Temple University, an M.A. in Government from The Johns Hopkins University, and an M.Sc. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University. Dr. Osefo made history in 2016 when she became the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University. Dr. Osefo is the 2017 recipient of the Johns Hopkins Diversity Recognition Award and the 2017 recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Outstanding Graduate Award.

Dr. Osefo is a Board Trustee of the Children’s Scholarship Foundation of Baltimore, and a board member for The Education Foundation, Congressman Elijah Cummings Youth to Israel Program and The Obama Green Charter School. Dr. Osefo is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and The National Urban League.

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  • Race and racism in the wake of Ferguson and the Baltimore Uprising

  • Equitable solutions for the United States

  • Education in the rise of the global economy

  • Urban politics and the changing landscape

  • Diversity in the workplace, boardroom, and classroom

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Wendy Osefo, PhD

4 out of 5

Professor | Media Personality | Political Commentator | CEO

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Wendy Osefo, PhD Biography

An award-winning researcher, Dr. Osefo is an influential voice in politics and social justice and a highly sought after political commentator and strategist. Wendy is a Professor of Education at The Johns Hopkins University, and the Founder and CEO of The 1954 Equity Project, LLC. The 1954 Equity Project provides tools, mentorship, and resources for underrepresented minorities to thrive in higher education.

In addition to her extensive policy experience, Dr. Osefo regularly provides political commentary and analysis, with appearances on national networks including ABC, MSNBC, Fox News, and Fox Business. Her appearances also include podcast, radio shows, and print media on issues that examine race and politics. Currently, Dr. Osefo has a weekly radio segment on Radio One 93.9FM WKYS, entitled "News You Need to Know, With Dr. Wendy O". As a researcher, Wendy examines how race and class influence the learning, achievement, and educational trajectories of African American and other non-dominant students in schools and community settings. Dr. Osefo’s latest research explores the effects of the 2016 United States Presidential election on minority populations.

Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Osefo served as the Director of Family and Community Engagement for the Obama Administration’s Antipoverty Initiative and the signature program for the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, DC Promise Neighborhood (DCPNI). While at DCPNI Dr. Osefo designed, and implemented culturally competent parent-centered engagement strategies and successfully created and launched the first comprehensive adult learning academy within an underserved neighborhood in Northeast, Washington D.C. Her leadership in the creation of the first comprehensive adult learning academy led Wendy to serve as the inaugural Director of the Master of Arts in Management Program at Goucher College.

Wendy holds a B.A. in Political Science from Temple University, an M.A. in Government from The Johns Hopkins University, and an M.Sc. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University. Dr. Osefo made history in 2016 when she became the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University. Dr. Osefo is the 2017 recipient of the Johns Hopkins Diversity Recognition Award and the 2017 recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Outstanding Graduate Award.

Dr. Osefo is a Board Trustee of the Children’s Scholarship Foundation of Baltimore, and a board member for The Education Foundation, Congressman Elijah Cummings Youth to Israel Program and The Obama Green Charter School. Dr. Osefo is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and The National Urban League.

Wendy Osefo, PhD Videos

  • NFL Kneeling and Chain Migration: Dr. Wendy Osefo Discusses ...
    Aug 11, 2018 ... Follow Dr. Wendy Osefo: WEBSITE: http://www.wendyosefo.com INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/wendyosefo/?hl=en TWITTER: ...
  • Wendy Osefo, PhD, Doctor of Education Program - YouTube
    May 8, 2017 ... Wendy Osefo, PhD, is a Visiting Assistant Professor to JHUSOE's Doctor of Education Program.
  • Dr. Wendy Osefo Video Montage - YouTube
    Nov 1, 2016 ... Follow Dr. Wendy Osefo WEBSITE: http://www.wendyosefo.com INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/wendyosefo/?hl=en TWITTER: ...

Wendy Osefo, PhD Speaking Topics

  • Race and racism in the wake of Ferguson and the Baltimore Uprising

  • Equitable solutions for the United States

  • Education in the rise of the global economy

  • Urban politics and the changing landscape

  • Diversity in the workplace, boardroom, and classroom

FAQs on booking Wendy Osefo, PhD

  • How to book Wendy Osefo, PhD?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wendy Osefo, PhD for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wendy Osefo, PhD, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wendy Osefo, PhD or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wendy Osefo, PhD?

    Booking fees for Wendy Osefo, PhD, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wendy Osefo, PhD, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wendy Osefo, PhD?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wendy Osefo, PhD for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wendy Osefo, PhD for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wendy Osefo, PhD or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wendy Osefo, PhD or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wendy Osefo, PhD is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wendy Osefo, PhD for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Wendy Osefo, PhD generally travels from MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Maya L. Harris, Ilyasah Shabazz, Julianne Malveaux, Donna Brazile and Connie Rice. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wendy Osefo, PhD for an upcoming event.

Wendy Osefo, PhD Speaker Videos

  • NFL Kneeling and Chain Migration: Dr. Wendy Osefo Discusses ...
    Aug 11, 2018 ... Follow Dr. Wendy Osefo: WEBSITE: http://www.wendyosefo.com INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/wendyosefo/?hl=en TWITTER: ...
    Wendy Osefo, PhD, Doctor of Education Program - YouTube
    May 8, 2017 ... Wendy Osefo, PhD, is a Visiting Assistant Professor to JHUSOE's Doctor of Education Program.
  • Dr. Wendy Osefo Video Montage - YouTube
    Nov 1, 2016 ... Follow Dr. Wendy Osefo WEBSITE: http://www.wendyosefo.com INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/wendyosefo/?hl=en TWITTER: ...

Wendy Osefo, PhD Speaking Topics

  • Race and racism in the wake of Ferguson and the Baltimore Uprising

  • Equitable solutions for the United States

  • Education in the rise of the global economy

  • Urban politics and the changing landscape

  • Diversity in the workplace, boardroom, and classroom

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