The Daughters’ 2016 Scholarship Awards

During 2016, as a result of a gift from The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, The Daughters of the African Atlantic awarded more than $16,500 in scholarships to students and international travelers for participation in the 2016 Consultation of African and African Diasporan Women in Religion and Theology, “Say Her Name! Africana Women as Interpreters, Healers, and Revolutionaries.” Scholarship recipients traveled to the meeting from Nigeria, Brazil, Ghana, The Netherlands and 12 U.S. states, and represented the following institutional affiliations: Shaw University Divinity School, Duke University, the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), Harvard University, Emory University, Chicago Theological Seminary, Accra (Ghana) Polytechnic Institute, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro(Brazil), Georgetown University, The University of Texas (Austin), Arizona State University, City University of New York, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Vrije Universiteit (The Netherlands).