Dr. Ky Dele
Dr. Ky Dele is an international public affairs strategist and a psychologist. Her multi-faceted professional experience and the ability to fearlessly infuse her expertise on multiple platforms has positioned her for engagement services in government relations development, public policy advocacy, international market entry support, community mobilization and engagement, leadership performance specialist & strategic partnerships development in USA, Africa, Caribbean. Dr. Ky Dele supports clients with government, corporate and community relations development. Dr Ky Dele has been an advisor and project consultant to corporations, international companies, foreign governments, and multilateral agencies serving USA, Africa, the Caribbean and the African Diaspora in The Americas.
Her work has resulted in the feature of over 1 Billion media impressions with global, national and local media outlets including CNN, Huffington Post, USA Today, World News, The Associated Press, BET, BBC and morning television show appearances on CBS, Fox, NBC and many more. She has worked and collaborated with over more than 300 national and
international companies and organizations such as African Union ( AU ) BMW USA ,United Nations ( UN) , African Export-Import Bank ( Afreximbank), Wells Fargo, Comcast Network, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), National Urban League , NAACP, 100 Black men of America Inc, Coca Cola , Jamaica Tourist Board, National Basketball Association ( NBA) teams, Democratic National Committee ( DNC), Embassy of Nigeria to the United States
Her impact and performance with projects and clients spans from spearheading a sensitive presidential national political campaign & advisory group focused on public engagement of youth , women and senior citizens to win a narrowly disputed region for a client ; providing strategies for fundraising for a national election; arranging participation for global businesses in international trade fairs ; offering models of community engagement and corporate social responsibility to government; development and executing a national leadership performance program for senior level executives; mobilization of a national multi-city call to action in response and support of the Biden- Harris Black Engagement Task Force; producing an international engagement strategy for policy and trade collaboration for African nations with ECOWAS ( Economic Community of West African States ) Ambassadors and US diaspora leaders and businesses ; Led Public Policy efforts for Black Male Engagement.
In addition to her work in the United States where she has been recognized by the receipt of an honorary doctorate and awards from The White House Youth Anti-Violence Program, Senate offices of Detroit, and Illinois and Office of The Mayor and City Council for the Cities of Philadelphia, Washington DC, Charlottesville, Atlanta, Detroit, and Charlotte and others. Dr Ky Dele was also appointed as a Special Ambassador for the 2019 Year of Return in Ghana by the Embassy of Ghana to the United States, Global Philanthropy Ambassador for the Kingsley Lington Academy (KLA) in Liberia to the United states, and was a Keynote Speaker along with the Vice President of Nigeria and the Governor of Edo State at the Benin City Conference in 2019. In 2020, she also headed an advisory group on African Caribbean strategy and public engagement for the National Black Chambers of Commerce and is a strategic planner for the Africa Union and Africa Exim Bank Trade Conference in Rwanda Africa.
With her international background and multi-national roots as a launching point, it has fueled her passion for forging global partnerships & has played an integral role to provide a platform for network development, strategic partnerships, transcultural market intelligence and community engagement. Dr Ky Dele has worked with clients as a global solutions source in vast industries to include oil, finance/banking, entertainment, sports, government, entrepreneurial, philanthropic, public & private sectors, commerce and much more. She is uniquely empirically qualified by aggregate of experience, to work with clients to address social, economic, cultural, and political challenges and opportunities. She has leveraged her expertise for engagement as a thought leader, consultant, and coach across the globe.
Her success and career have been built on the foundations of passion, purpose, and humility while working with dignitaries, leaders and corporations with a rolodex that stretches from the White house to the C-suite and spans across the United States, Africa and the Caribbean. Her national, international network and connections include leaders of the African American community, mayors of major cities, corporate executives, the leadership of major organizations, United States and foreign Presidents, Ambassadors, Governors, Cabinet Executives and Commissioners, African Diplomatic Corps in Washington DC and at the United Nations in New York.
Dr. Ky Dele has an undergraduate degree in political science & international relations, graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology & Education. She was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (h.c) for her philanthropic and community engagement work in the United States of America.