Jehmu Greene is president of the Women’s Media Center (WMC), an organization that amplifies women’s voices in the media through media and leadership trainings, advocacy, and original content. Throughout her career, Greene has skillfully worked with the media to build powerful social justice movements. She is a frequent commentator on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and elsewhere, and former president of Rock the Vote, the largest youth voter registration group.
A native of Austin, TX, Greene has played key roles at both the Center for Policy Alternatives and the Democratic National Committee, where she ran the women’s office. She was an advisor and national surrogate for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, and has worked on over 20 political campaigns at the local, state and national level. She is also the recipient of numerous awards from organizations including Essence Magazine, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the National Council for Research on Women, and the American Association of University Women.
Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, April 2010