Expert on Financial Psychology, Educational Motivation,
and Black Social Commentary
Dr. Boyce Watkins is one of the world’s leading financial scholars and social commentators. He advocates for education, economic empowerment and social justice and has changed the definition of what it means to be a Black scholar and leader in America and beyond.
He is a Scholar, Author and one of the most highly sought after public figures in the country. He is one of the founding fathers of the field of Financial Activism – The objective of creating social change through the use of conscientious capitalism.
Publications and Media
In addition to publishing a multitude of books and articles on finance, education and black social commentary, Dr. Watkins has presented his message to millions making regular appearances in various national media outlets, including CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, FOX News, BET, NPR, Essence Magazine, USA Today, The Today Show, ESPN, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and CBS Sports.
Educationally, Dr. Watkins earned BA and BS degrees with a triple major in Finance, Economics and Business Management. In college, he was selected by the Wall Street Journal as the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Finance. He then earned a Masters Degree in Mathematical Statistics from University of Kentucky and a PhD in Finance from Ohio State University and was the only African-American in the world to earn a PHD in Finance during the year 2002.
Entreprenuer and Educator
He is the founder of The Black Wealth Bootcamp, The Black Business School, The 48 Hour Business School, The Your Black World coalition and The Black Millionaires of Tomorrow program which introduces youth to finance and entrepreneurship at a young age. He has over 650,000 unique subscribers and 3.1 million social media followers world-wide.
Dr. Watkins is also the founder of many websites including FinancialJuneteenth.com and Yourblackworld.net and has produced two critically acclaimed documentaries “Resurrecting Black Wall Street” and “The Secrets Of Black Financial Intelligence”.
Financial Lovemaking: Merging assets with your partner in ways that feel good
The Half Million Dollar Happy Meal: Learning how to save and invest to build the financial future you deserve
Quick and Dirty Secrets of College Success: A professor tells it all
The Parental 411: What every parent should know about their child in college
What Does It REALLY Take to Fulfill Dr. King's Dream?
The Three Most Critical Issues for Black America Today
“Dr. Watkins is one of the great truth-tellers of our time.”
- | Dr. Cornel West
“I am highly impressed with your strength as a black man. You are truly extraordinary.”
- | Minister Louis Farrakhan
“In addition to great athletes, Syracuse University must also possess brilliant scholars, with Dr.Boyce Watkins leading the pack”
- | Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University
“I read some bloggers, and one of the bloggers I respect is Dr. Boyce Watkins. He inspires thought. He usually is spot-on about black issues, and he’s no punk. He says what many blacks think but have no platform to say. He is quick to point out what he sees as injustice, and I love […]
- | Russell Simmons