Speaker Profile

Jamila Brown

Communications Director

Jamila Brown is a digital strategist, writer, and social entrepreneur who specializes in domestic and international advocacy campaigns. As the Communications Director of SumOfUs, Jamila leads the organizational global communications strategy across all media, social media, and web-based content. Working closely with the global staff, Jamila builds a vibrant presence that engages the membership, reaches new target audiences, and builds SumOfUs' communications profile and impact. Jamila’s passion for digital communications began when she served as the Program Director of two computer literacy programs in two public housing projects in Washington, D.C. For the past ten years, she has worked at the intersection of public policy, communications, and digital advocacy. She is the founder of HUE, a digital advocacy consultancy specializing in campaigns for the African diaspora. Her efforts have spanned the globe, reaching from the United States to Honduras to South Africa. Jamila is also an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service where she teaches Strategic Communications.

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