Dr. Hashim Gibrill is an Associate Professor and former Chair of the Department of Political Science, Clark Atlanta University, and an Adjunct Professor at Spelman College. Previously he taught at Bethune-Cookman College, Florida, the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria, and in England. He teaches courses in international relations, African politics, comparative politics, and political research methodology. Dr. Gibrill received his post-secondary education at the University of Reading, England, the University of Birmingham, England, and Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University).
He has earned his Masters in American Studies and a BSc in Sociology. His research include oppression and power dynamics, whether cultural, political, economic, or social.
Julian Pouncy, MA is a Financial Advisor with 13 years in financial services and Licensed in 8 states. In addition to providing individual wealth strategies, he has conducted financial workshops and seminars for several groups including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 100 Black Men, Coalition of 100 Black Women, Various churches and wrote Investment articles for Z Magazine dealing with women & wealth. He is also is a member of several community organizations.
Dr. Berenice deGannes Scott
Dr. Bernice J. deGannes-Scott is Associate Professor of Economics at Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated with the B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from York University, Toronto, Canada, and with the M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Her geographical areas of research are the African continent, the Caribbean, Japan, India and China. Her research covers issues related to women, the environment, and technology. Her most recent publication (JENDA Journal, 2014) is entitled Economics and Trokosi Slavery in Ghana.Dr. Scott is a member of the International Association for Feminist Economics and the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA).