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Lillian Osei-Boateng

Program Associate for the Arts

Lillian Osei-Boateng serves as the program associate for the arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). In that capacity, she assists with the supervision of a $15 million grants program focused on organizations and artists in the theater, contemporary dance, jazz and presenting fields. 

Prior to working at DDCF, she was the program assistant at Fractured Atlas, an arts organization that provides services, resources and support to independent artists and arts organizations to help them better focus on their creative responsibilities. She has also worked in advertising, writing and editing for dance and theater magazines. 

Osei-Boateng holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Drama Department, with a minor in journalism, and recently completed a Master of Public Administration at Baruch College. For more than five years she served on the New York Advisory Board for City at Peace, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the arts to teach young people conflict resolution and leadership skills.