Binta Niambi Brown is a lawyer, philanthropist and humanitarian based in New York City.  Driven by passion, and a desire to help others realize the fullest extent of their ambitions and capability, Binta has enjoyed tremendous success in both the private and public sectors.  As a legal advisor, she has participated on hugely significant transactions, playing a key role in some of the most significant business transactions of the past twelve years.  As a humanitarian and philanthropist, Binta has focused her efforts on advancing the cause of women and girls at home and around the globe, advocating for the arts and arts education, and manages a significant global pro bono practice focused on human rights advocacy.

Binta is regularly invited to address women’s organizations, political organizations, high schools and colleges and is a highly sought out mentor, having successfully mentored dozens of college aged men and women.

Binta was recognized by Crain’s New York Business as a 2011 “40 under 40” rising star in the New York business community, by the National Organization for Women as a Woman of Power and Influence and by Super Lawyers, as a New York Super Lawyer Rising Star.  She is a Trustee of Barnard College and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Binta plays the electric bass, piano and banjo, and is an avid photographer.  A frequent half-marathoner, Binta is also pursuing her black belt in tae kwon do.


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