About Us

Books Motivate Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable TechSoup registered organization committed to the enhancement and achievement of American and international knowledge and culture for improvements in the quality of life for students, their families, and adults of all ages. Books Motivate Foundation encourages inclusion through advancement of education, science, and the arts. We promote the development of literacy by sponsoring educational initiatives, programs, book publications, and events in communities.


Dr. Pamela Ellis
Executive Director
Books Motivate Foundation

Dr. Pamela Ellis is the Executive Director of Harambee Conference, and Books Motivate Foundation. She completed a PhD in higher education in 2006 from Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. She also holds a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, in addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Ellis has 10+ years in research and publication, in addition to strategy and execution of initiatives in various university, K-12, and community settings.

Books Motivate Foundation, Inc.

Advisory Board of Directors


Byron A. Ellis, Ph.D.


Organizational Leadership Management Consultant

The Jethro Project

Aurora Ellis


Ebonique Boyd



2018 Updated By-Laws