Luly Duke - A life serving others....

The Duke family has a history of philanthropy. Through Fundaci´┐Żn Amistad, Mrs. "Luly" Duke continues that tradition and commitment, directing her personal energies and professional expertise toward promoting the well-being of youth, women and their families in Cuba.

Along with serving as the President and Founder of Fundaci´┐Żn Amistad, Mrs. Duke is also the Executive Vice President of the Harbor for Boys and Girls, Inc., a multi-service organization for inner-city children in East Harlem, New York. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors for the Child Study Center at New York University, the Cuba Policy Foundation, Americans for Humanitarian Trade with Cuba, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children. Mrs. Duke also serves on the Advisory Board for MEDICC (Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba), and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Cuba Task Force, and the International Rescue Committee Cuba Task Force.