W. Aubrey Webson
Title: Ambassador for Antigua and Barbuda
Organization: United Nations
Degree: DM '04
Dr. Aubrey Webson is the Ambassador to the United Nations for the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Formerly Dr. Webson was an Institutional Development Consultant for the Perkins School for the Blind since 1992, specializing in management and leadership training and policy formulation. Prior to that, Dr. Webson was with Sight Savers International and Helen Keller International, where he advised the HKI African and Caribbean development programs. From 1981-1987 he was the Chief Executive of the Caribbean Council for the Blind, and has also served as Adjunct Professor or guest lectured at Wheelock College, East Nazarene College, Boston University, Boston College the University of South Africa, University of Vender and the Uganda College of Special Education.
Dr. Webson was a speaker at the United Nations General Assembly, presenting at the closing of the Decade of the Disabled (1991), and has been a featured speaker of the World Blind Union General Assembly in both 1996 and 2002. He has been credited with developing the Africa Forum (an all-Africa conference on services for the blind), authored NGOs and Ethics (2002) and NGO Corruption and Democracy (2001) and is a member of numerous organizations, such as the Affinity Group for Students of Non-Profit Organizations. Dr. Webson received his Doctorate in Management from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, and from the New School of Research in New York he was awarded a Post-Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development and his B.S./M.S. in Management of Non-Profit Organizations. Further, he received training on constitutional and criminal law and business management, emphasizing Caribbean business economics and social work, from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica.