Senior Manager, Office of Strategic Partnerships
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture
Auntaneshia Staveloz is the Senior Manager in the Office of Strategic Partnerships at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture. Her portfolio includes projects and initiatives focused on capacity building and sustainability with national and regional cultural service organizations, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Latin American partnerships, fundraising, donor cultivation and evaluation. She boasts a 20-year career in museums with an extensive background in strategic planning, professional museum training, government relations, education programs, youth development, public policy and social justice. Prior to Smithsonian, she worked at the American Alliance of Museums and has worked in science centers and museums in metro Detroit and Toledo, Ohio where she was heavily involved with the local communities and cultural sector. She served as a Research Fellow with the School for Social Science and Public Policy at King’s College London, and served on a host of Boards and Councils—Association of African American Museums, Museums Association of the Caribbean, Economic & Social Research Council, DISC Council—Delivering Inclusion in Science Communication for Ethnic Minorities, and American Association of University Women. She is the 2018 recipient of the Association of African American Museums’ Museum Leadership Award and recently published in the International Review of African American Art Journal. She holds an M.A. in Guidance and Counseling, B.S. in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology.
Monday, May 20
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM