Communications and Marketing


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Tara Roberts is a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow and former fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Open Documentary Lab. She is an editor and storyteller who has spent over two decades amplifying and sharing the stories of girls and women along with African Americans.

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Added 02/18/22 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , ,

Titi Shodiya is an engineer, content creator and scientific auditor. She co-hosts the podcast Dope Labs and is the deputy quality manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Added 02/18/22 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Desiré Whitmore, aka LASERchick, is a senior physics educator at Exploratorium, a public hands-on learning laboratory in San Francisco where she leads curriculum development workshops for middle and high school teachers.

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Added 01/28/22 | Location: Colorado | Subjects: ,

Yvette Marquez is a home chef who shares family Mexican recipes on her blog and YouTube, and in her cookbooks, Muy Bueno and Latin Twist.

Added 12/15/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: ,

Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh is the founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim.co, an online community and media outlet created for and by millennial and Gen Z Muslims. The platform has more than two million followers across Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat.

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Added 09/16/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Young Anna Argyris is an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. She researches the design, development and use of information technology for public health campaigns, and studies the health misinformation propagated via social media.

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Added 07/27/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: ,

Andraéa LaVant is the president and chief inclusion officer of LaVant Consulting Inc., a communications firm that offers corporate development and content marketing for brands and nonprofits. She’s an expert on disability-inclusive marketing campaigns.

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Added 07/27/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Christina Ferraz is the founder of Thirty6five, a public relations agency that does media relations, social media marketing and image management for nonprofits and public figures. They are an expert in marketing strategies that reach communities of color, common failures of companies in efforts to be inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in public relations.

An Asian American woman in a power chair. She is wearing a blue shirt with a geometric pattern with orange, black, white, and yellow lines and cubes. She is wearing a mask over her nose attached to a gray tube and bright red lip color. She is smiling at the camera. Photo credit: Eddie Hernandez Photography
Added 07/20/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Alice Wong is a disabled activist, writer and consultant. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that creates and shares stories focused on disability culture. She writes about media, politics, disability representation and activism.

Added 06/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Precious Brady-Davis is a diversity advocate, communications professional, public speaker and consultant with over 15 years of experience in nonprofit administration.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Prashant Malaviya is professor of marketing and senior associate dean for MBA programs at Georgetown University.

Added 06/30/17 | Location: Georgia | Subjects:

Christina Smith is an assistant professor of mass communication at Georgia College and State University, where she teaches journalism and advises the student-run newspaper. Before getting her Ph.D.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: ,

Dr. Martha Gulati is a professor of medicine and division chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Dr. Seema Yasmin is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, a clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s department of medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she teaches crisis management and communications.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: , , ,

Sarah J. Jackson is Presidential Associate Professor and co-director of the Media, Inequality & Change Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: Colorado, Massachusetts | Subjects: ,

Rosanna Garcia is the Paul R. Beswick Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects:

Tomas Bilbao is executive director of branding and communications at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. He oversees all branding, promotion, and public relations functions for the school.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Rhode Island | Subjects: ,

Sixcia Devine is a small business growth expert. Her work focuses on entrepreneurship, social media outreach, new marketing technology, business planning, and connecting general markets to Hispanic markets.

Added 11/16/15 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Dr. Raina Merchant is an associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Merchant’s work is at the intersection of health and social media, mobile media and crowdsourcing.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Giannina Segnini led a team of journalists and computer engineers at La Nacion in gathering, analyzing and visualizing public databases. She has also trained hundreds of journalists in investigative and database journalism in Latin America, the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Added 06/24/15 | Location: New Hampshire | Subjects:

Jayme H. Simões is founder, president and CEO of Concord, N.H.-based Louis Karno & Company Communications, where he manages client accounts and directs strategy and marketing efforts.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Louisiana | Subjects: ,

Ana López is a professor of communication, director of the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, and associate provost for faculty affairs at Tulane University.

Updated 01/27/22 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Mark Trahant is an editor at large at Indian Country Today, an online news outlet, and has decades of experience in journalism, editing and reporting with a focus on Native

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

LeiLani Nishime is a professor of communication at the University of Washington.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , , ,

Farai Chideya is an award-winning author and journalist with more than 20 years of experience combining media, technology and diversity.

Updated 12/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Patty Loew is a journalism professor and director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Erica Williams Simon is the CEO of Sage House, a content, experience and consulting company.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Laura Martinez, a Mexico City native, is a journalist and editor specializing in Spanish-language marketing, media and advertising.

Updated 12/07/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Rey Junco is the senior director of innovation at Healogix, a consulting agency that works with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to market their products.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Laura Donnelly, founder and CEO of Latinitas, a digital magazine empowering Latina youth through media and technology, told KUT she wants to teach young Latinas to replace negative media representations of Hispanic women

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Sabrina Harvey Merritt is the founder and CEO of Atlanta-based October Social Media, a social media marketing, training and consulting company.

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Julia Huang is the founder and CEO of interTrend Communications, where she works to connect clients with Asian Americans through multicultural ads and campaigns.

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Felicia Joy is a behavioral scientist and strategic corporate affairs leader who has worked in public relations and marketing. Joy serves as the executive vice president and U.S.

Updated 01/08/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Felicia Pride writes for film and TV, and is a director and producer.