Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Jalina Porter


Jalina Porter is the Press Secretary at Truman National Security Project, a non-profit national security and foreign policy based think tank. A former communications staffer at the United States Congress and returned Peace Corps volunteer, Jalina's passion for public service knows no boundaries. As a creative, Jalina has been privileged to perform as a professional dancer for several professional sports teams spanning the National Lacrosse League, National Football League, and National Basketball Association. Jalina is responsible for training members of the Truman Project as well as outside organizations and individuals to speak on camera and transform their strategic communications skills. She is also responsible for placing Truman Project members in the media and for recruiting diverse audiences to national security. Jalina is a proud graduate of Howard University, where she received her B.B.A. in Marketing.

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