About Anokwale

Anokwale Anansesemfo, is an adjunct professor of African American History at Stevenson University and Goucher College.

Anokwale is the President of the Griot Circle of Maryland, which has the primary goal of educating and enriching the storytelling knowledge and abilities of the members and the community. 

She has conducted numerous conferences, such as National Association of Black Storytellers, National Association of Interpreters, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference. 

Prior to obtaining these roles, Anokwale earned her Master's and Bachelor's degrees in the African Diaspora in America from Howard University and Coppin State University respectively. Also, she has a Certification of Museum Studies focusing on race and gender from George Washington University.

In addition, she is a national park ranger at Hampton National Historic site in Towson, MD where she tells the trials, tribulations and triumphs of enslaved African Americans.