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Barbara Seals Nevergold

Nevergold, co-founder of the Uncrowned Queens Institute, currently works at the Equal Opportunity Center at UB as Director of Student Support Services. Before coming to UB, she served a number of important roles in the community, some of which were: working as a French teacher and guidance counselor in the Buffalo public schools, directing the Niagara Frontier Association for Sickle Cell Disease, Inc., and serving as the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Buffalo and Erie County, Inc.

She currently serves on the boards of the Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, Inc., the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, the Buffalo Rotary Club, and Heritage Centers, a local human services group that works to create opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Nevergold has also written articles on African American and local history and social issues.

Barbara Seals Nevergold at the Third Annual Uncrowned Queens Conference: Embracing African American Women of Power, Passion, and Purpose, November 2003.

Some of the awards that Nevergold has received in recent years are the Excellence in Education Award from Xi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; the Williams Wells Brown Award in recognition of her efforts to preserve local African American history; and the Community Service Award from the Mary B. Talbert Civic and Cultural Club.


Affiliation(s): Educational Opportunity Center
Record Group(s): 33