Jamia Wilson

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Jamia Wilson is Vice President of Programs at the Women’s Media Center. Jamia has a strong background in youth leadership development, grassroots organizing, and communications. She worked for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, where she managed their youth outreach program Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood and served on the PPFA Structure and Governance Committee and the Pro-Choice Education Project Steering Committee. After working with coalition partners and campus organizations to help bring thousands of students to the historic March for Women’s Lives, Jamia was honored as one of the “Real Hot 100" by the Younger Women’s Taskforce. She has been nominated twice for Women’s Information Network’s annual Young Women of Achievement Awards and awarded NYU’s Department of Student  Affairs’ Fall 2007 Hallmark Award for Wellness as well as The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs NIA Administrator Award. She has served on the Ms. Foundation Advisory Committee and The
Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom Youth Advisory Committee. After growing up as an  expatriate in Saudi Arabia, Jamia Wilson graduated from American University in 2002. She received her M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought at NYU, where she focused on research and writing inspired by critical race theory and gender studies. She is on the board of REVEAL: The Next Generation of Feminine Spirituality, and is an advisory team member for Our Inner Lives: Spirit, Faith, and Action at Feminist.com.

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