Dr. E. Carol Webster

AASF Founder and President /CEO

Dr. Carol Webster founded AASF along with her husband, Charles Webster, because of her concern about the persistent negative portrayal of African Americans in society and the dearth of scholarly research and information about Black Success. … Read More

Beatrice Julian

Success Books Reviewer & Newsletter Contributor

A scholarly interest in studies of African American achievement inspired Beatrice “Bea” Julian’s dedication to supporting the goals of the African American Success Foundation (AASF). Her retirement in 2015, after serving 10 years as … Read More

Samuel D. Wells – In Memoriam


Samuel was a devoted Friend of AASF since the organization’s inception and, along with his wife Ellarease, had the distinction of attending every annual Success Summit conference since AASF began hosting the conferences in 2000. Some … Read More

African American Success Foundation Grant Selection Committee

AASF Grant Selection Committee

Special Thanks to Our Dedicated Grant Selection Committee for their Many Years of Dedicated Service in Reviewing and Evaluating Proposals for AASF's Research Grant Program     AASF Grant Selection Committee … Read More

Past Volunteers

Many Thanks to All Our Volunteers Who Gave Generously of Their Time Over the Years to Make AASF Publications, Success Summits, Jazz Benefits & Silent Auctions Great Successes!   Ashley Bodie Wanda Boyd Anthony Brooks Tresa … Read More