Dorothy M. Davis

Dorothy M. Davis is the President of Dorothy M. Davis Consulting, an international development communications, public affairs, and project management consulting firm. She is the founding UN-ECOSOC Designee of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI), leading its Global African Diaspora Initiative since 2018. Born in Liberia to pioneering United States Foreign Service parents of U.S. and Caribbean descent, she has a diverse upbringing, having lived in Tunisia, Nigeria, Switzerland, and the U.S.A.

Dorothy is recognized for her trailblazing professional achievements and humanitarian leadership. She has extensive experience working in Europe, the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, China, and Japan. Additionally, she curates and promotes her father’s 55,000-image and archival legacy through Griffith J. Davis Photographs and Archives, honouring her father’s work as a pioneering African American international photographer, journalist, and U.S. Foreign Service Officer.

Her accomplishments include creating and managing UNDP’s Global Goodwill Ambassador Program and contributing to the Africa Unite initiative as part of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon’s Campaign to End Violence Against Women. She is also a founding member and chair of the International Board of Directors of the Sirleaf Market Women’s Fund of Liberia.

Dorothy Davis has received numerous awards and accolades for her professional work and humanitarian efforts, including the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century 2015 Award from Women’s eNews. She holds an M.S. degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.S. degree from Boston University College of Communications.