About Quito

Dr. Quito Swan, Associate Professor at Howard University, African Diaspora History, is the co-founder of Chess Girls DC.Dr.Swan is an Associate Professor of African Diaspora History at Howard University. His research on Black internationalism and global Black Power have taken him through archives and Diasporic communities across Venezuela, the US, Bermuda, London, Kenya, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. His current project on Bermuda’s Pauulu Kamarakafego and Black internationalism in the South Pacific was sponsored by an eight month National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship in 2014. He is an accomplished expert chess player.