The Embassy of The Bahamas to the United States of America presents Conversations with the Diaspora.

Conversations with the Diaspora is a  virtual series highlighting the achievements and aspirations of Bahamians in the United States of America.

Hosted by His Excellency Wendall Jones, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the USA, the virtual series will feature interviews with Bahamian professionals including educators, scientists, artists and globalists.


Episode 4 will take place on Wednesday, August 3rd at 1:00 p.m. EDT via Zoom.

Featured panelists include Antoan Richardson, First Base Coach, San Francisco Giants; Norbert Elliott, Head Coach, Track & Field/Cross Country, Purdue University; Jeremy Knowles, Teacher, Oscar Adams Elementary School, and Former Olympic Swimmer; Edric Poitier, Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball, Bowie State University; Avard Moncur, Academic Program Coordinator II, Georgia Institute of Technology and Former Track & Field Runner; and Mikhail McLean, Assistant Coach, Basketball, Lamar University.

Webinar ID: 886 2180 7425
Passcode: 002811




For more information on Conversations with the Diaspora, visit


Past Episodes



Episode 1 took place on May 23rd at 1:00 pm via livestream on Zoom and on the Embassy’s Facebook page at Episode 1 can be viewed at

Episode 1 featured: Aisha Bowe, Founder & CEO, STEMBoard; Rishard Cooper, Commercial Counsel, Verizon Business Group; T’Shae Cooper, Deputy General Counsel, FTX; Dr. Deangelo Ferguson, Surgeon, Howard University Hospital; Anna Roberts-Pilgrim, Ph.D., Scientific Research Analyst/Writer, National Institutes of Health; and Bronson Pilgrim, Principal (Partner), Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte.

Episode 2 took place on June 22nd, at 1:00 p.m.

Episode 2 featured: Greg Carey, Ph.D., Associate Professor (Tenured), University of Maryland; Rachael Chandler, Senior Systems Engineer; Raytheon Missiles & Defense; Giovanni Moss, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Tetra Tech; Khandra T. Sears, Ph.D., Research Associate, University of Maryland; Kevin Storr, Associate Professor (Tenured), Prairie View A&M University; and Michelle Wallace-Rencher, Ph.D., Change Manager, State of Tennessee. 


Episode 3 took place on July 6th
Episode 2 featured : Laura Rosanne Adderley Ph.D., Associate Professor, Tulane University; Peter Blair, Assistant Professor, Harvard University; Cordell Cleare, New York State Senate (30th District);
Oyalemi Olurin, JD, Public Defender, The Legal Aid Society, New York City; Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Middle and Secondary Education, Georgia State University; and Scott Turnquest, VP of Engineering, True Link Financial.