A Warm Welcome to WMC's New Team
June 22, 2010[caption id="attachment_8658" align="alignleft" width="296" caption="Elizabeth Camuti (left) and Jamia Wilson (right)"][/caption]
I am thrilled to announce two new team members at the Women's Media Center - Vice President of Programs Jamia Wilson and Development Manager Elizabeth Camuti.
Jamia Wilson (jamia[at]womensmediacenter.com) joins our team as Vice President of Programs after serving in several roles related to youth leadership development, grassroots organizing, and communications. Jamia worked for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, 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 and 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. Jamia recently 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.
Elizabeth Camuti (elizabeth[at]womensmediacenter.com) joins us as the Development Manager of the Women's Media Center. She has worked on virtually every facet of progressive organizational development and fundraising, most recently as an Account Executive at the Bonner Group and as Senior Political Assistant at Scott+Yandura Consulting, both in Washington, DC. Elizabeth has also worked in organizing and development for a number of organizations including the AFL-CIO’s Pride At Work, the League of Young Voters Education Fund, the People For the American Way Foundation, and the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center. A graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jewish Studies and a self-designed Bachelor's Degree in Management of Public and Political Policy, Elizabeth wrote her senior capstone thesis on the history of youth involvement in the progressive movement, focusing on a roadmap to the future. She is a graduate of the Young People For fellowship program, the Leadership Academy, and the Front Line Leaders Academy. Elizabeth enjoys spending time mentoring young progressive women in their professional development.Join us in extending a warm welcome to Jamia and Elizabeth. We look forward to their unique contributions to the Women's Media Center as we work to amplify women's voices and change the conversation.