Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye is currently interim director of the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville where she works to promote peace building, violence prevention and social justice. In addition to managing the educational, training, service and research functions of the Ali Institute, Stacy has primary responsibility for the Muhammad Ali Scholars Program and oversees the Institute’s local and international partnerships. During her 18-year career in higher education, she has held a variety of positions in student development and multicultural affairs. For several years, she was the executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence in Westchester, NY. Ms. Bailey-Ndiaye has also served in a variety of community organizations and on non-profit boards related to social justice and international relations.
In addition to her position with the Ali Institute, Stacy is executive director and co-founder of Bridge Kids International, a global non-profit organization linking young people of African and the African Diaspora for the purposes of friendship, cooperation and individual and community empowerment. Stacy holds a degree in Sociology with a concentration in Race and Ethnic Relations from Ithaca College and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from the University at Albany. Originally from New York City, she lives in Louisville, Kentucky.