G. Angela Henry
Angela spent ten years as an executive search consultant , first for the firm of Ray & Berndtson and then for Phillips Oppenheim. Her clients included Abraham Joshua Heschel School, American Library Association, Antioch College, Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Barnard College, Brooklyn Public Library, CIVICUS (Johannesburg), Columbia University, ELMA Philanthropies, Hale House, Horace Mann School, National Book Foundation, National Council of Churches, New York Women’s Foundation, PLAN International, Saint Ann’s School (Brooklyn), Special Olympics International and Urban Libraries Council among others.
Angela was the chief operating officer at the International Women’s Health Coalition, the founding executive director of Early Steps, a nonprofit working with New York City families of color and independent schools, and she served as director of operations for the Mali field office of CARE in West Africa.
A native New Yorker, Angela earned a bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Tufts University, and she earned a master’s degree in education from Harvard University. She was a trustee and board chair of the Manhattan Country School, which was founded on Martin Luther King’s principles of social justice and equality. She currently sits on the following boards: Ethical Culture Fieldston School (where she was also the co-board chair), the New York State Association of Independent Schools, and the College Council for SUNY Empire State College. Other board and community support has included Global Kids, the Black Women for Black Girls initiative at the Twenty-First Century Foundation, and the Support Center for Nonprofit Management.
Angela specializes in management and governance consultancies.