Jehmu Greene, Board Secretary and Founding Board Member – New York, NY

Jehmu Greene is an evangelist for disenfranchised, vulnerable, and marginalized communities. As owner of JSG Strategies, Jehmu provides advocacy, and media consulting to campaigns, non-profits, corporations and celebrities. She is also a Fox News Contributor, where she provides analysis and opinion. A widely sought-after speaker, Jehmu’s commentary has been featured on The Daily Show and all major news networks; online in the Huffington Post; and in print in The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today and Essence Magazine. Prior to JSG Strategies, Jehmu served as president of the Women’s Media Center. As president of Rock The Vote, membership grew from 1,500 to over 1 million. Jehmu was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). She has worked on more than twenty political campaigns at the local, state and national level, and served as an advisor and national surrogate for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and played key roles at both the Center for Policy Alternatives and the Democratic National Committee, where she ran the women’s office. She has been recognized as one of Essence Magazine‘s 40 Women Under 40 Shaping the World, and received the National Conference for Community and Justice’s Community Service Award, American Association of University Women’s Women of Distinction Award, and the National Council for Research on Women’s Women Making a Difference Award. Essence Magazine also named Greene one of the 35 Most Beautiful and Remarkable Women in the World.