Senior Strategic Advisor

Dr. Benjamin Chavis is the Senior Strategic Advisor for Diamond Empowerment Fund and one of its co-founders along with Russell Simmons. In 2009, Dr. Chavis joined with Ezell Brown to establish the Education Online Services Corporation. He is involved with a number of non-profit organizations including being the National Director of Occupy the Dream and the President, CEO and co-founder with Russell Simmons, of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN). Dr. Chavis writes a syndicated column for the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) that reaches 20 million readers weekly throughout the United States and the Caribbean.