Dontae Roberts, TEDxGreensboro Speaker 2022

Dontaè Roberts

African-American man & father, Scholar, Entrepreneur

Roberts is a visiting professor at WSSU and has worked with fathers from a research and clinical capacity. His research with fathers consists of understanding their role in reducing the risk of HIV/STIs in African American children, understanding the impact of racial trauma on African American fathers’ mental health, and understanding the barriers African American father endure when homeless. Roberts have also served a psychotherapist helping individuals, including fathers, cope with depression, anxiety, PTSD (urban and combat), and race based trauma.

“Putting yourself first is not selfish, it is selfless.”