Grace Celestina Stanislaus

Trained as an art historian, Grace C. Stanislaus, is the former Executive Director of the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, President & CEO of the Romare Bearden Foundation in New York, Executive Director of the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Museum for African Art in New York and curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem. She is an experienced management consultant with a practice that provides tailored services to nonprofit organizations to build their capacity and effectiveness.

Ms. Stanislaus has a Master of Arts degree in art history from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Fordham University, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She has published, lectured and participated in panels and conferences nationally and internationally focused on African, African American and African Diaspora art, culture and issues and on issues related to philanthropy and the museum field. She has served on several nonprofit boards and is currently on the board of Art Table, a national organization of women in leadership positions in the arts, and a member of the Links Inc.