Advisory Board


Dr. Jonathan Brakarsh
Child psychologist, international OVC consultant, author
Harare, Zimbabwe

Mark Chona's speech commemorating Lubuto's 10th anniversary

Kent L. Brown Jr.
Editor in Chief, Highlights for Children, Inc. 
Publisher, Boyds Mills Press, Inc.
Executive Director, Highlights Foundations, Inc.
Honesdale, PA, USA

Susan Fifer Canby
Vice President, Emeritus
National Geographic Society
Washington, DC, USA

H.E. Barbara Chilangwa
Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to Angola
Former Executive Director, CAMFED Zambia
Former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Zambia
Luanda, Angola

Mark Chona
Member, International Advisory Board of the Council of Foreign Relations
Former Political Advisor to President Kenneth Kaunda
Former Executive Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Corruption
Business Executive and Civic Leader
Lusaka, Zambia

Clare Hart
President, Sterling Infosystems, Inc.
New York, NY, USA

Marilyn Hollinshead
Children's bookseller and author
West Tisbury, MA, USA

Jean Kalinga
Founder and Head,
Mtogolo Village Project

Mulenga Kapwepwe
Chair, National Arts Council of Zambia, Government of Zambia
Sociologist, author, and playwright
Lusaka, Zambia

Mulenga Kapwepwe's speech commemorating Lubuto's 10th anniversary

Dr. Peter J. Lor
Extraordinary Professor
Department of Information Science
University of Pretoria
Pretoria, South Africa

H.E. Dr. Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika
Former Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to the
European Union and the United States
Mongu, Zambia

Peter McDermott
Director, Fajara Associates, UK
Former Chief of HIV/AIDS Section, UNICEF
Heydon, UK

Mark O'Donnell
CEO, Union Gold Zambia Limited
Lusaka, Zambia

Suzi Peel
Veterans Initiative
Habitat for Humanity International
Easton, MD, USA

Kenlee Ray
Senior Information Officer, World Bank (retired)
Washington, DC, USA

Richard Reyes-Gavilan
Executive Director
DC Public Library
Washington, DC, USA

H.E. Sheila Siwela
Former Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to the United
States of America, the European Union and Zimbabwe
Lusaka, Zambia

Jewell Stoddard
Former Director of Children's Services, Politics and Prose Bookstore
Children's literature expert, librarian, and teacher
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Paul Sturges OBE
Professor Emeritus
Department of Information Science, Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK

Dr. Scott D. Taylor
Associate Professor & Director
African Studies Program, Georgetown University
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Washington, DC, USA

Ellen R. Tise
Senior Director
Library and Information Services, University of Stellenbosch
Former President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Jim Wooten
Formerly, ABC News Nightline
Author, We Are All The Same: A Story of a Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love
Washington, DC, USA