Karlene Griffiths Sekou
Karlene Griffiths Sekou is passionate about the equal dignity, sacred worth and flourishing of all persons. Through decolonial theory, frameworks and praxis, she works across multiple disciplines, networks, and sectors to ensure intersectional and ecological paradigms for creating equity and justice for subaltern populations. Ms. Griffiths Sekou has over twenty-years of professional experiences as a grassroots community public health practitioner, administrator, strategist, and community organizer in the areas community engagement, maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS prevention, and health equity both in the U.S. and internationally. Currently, she is the Principle of the Dignity Project International focuses on human rights, public policy, and Governance where she serves as advisor and strategist, as well as offers consultancy and trainings to governments, organizations, and civil society.
Karlene particularly focuses on land sovereignty, indigenous rights, gender justice, and building social movements as well as interlinking Movements’ solidarity networks.