Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes is one of the founding co-lead pastors of the Double Love Experience church in Brooklyn, New York. She works at the intersection of faith, culture, leadership and strategy. Before launching the church, she served on the pastoral staff of the Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York. She is an inaugural member of the Millennial Womanist Project and the Spelman College Thriving in Ministry Fellowship. Cudjoe Wilkes is a graduate of Hampton University, New York University and Yale University Divinity School (where she serves on the alumni board) and is in her second year in the D.Min. program at Duke Divinity School.
Leadership Education at Duke Divinity grants Traditioned Innovation Awards to initiatives that engage in experiments to transform communities by living out the convictions of an ancient faith in the current challenging circumstances. The awardees inspire Christian leaders to consider our convictions and daily activities so that we may more abundantly bear witness to the reign of God.
Each of the 2021 winners will receive $10,000 and be featured in Faith & Leadership.