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Jamira Burley            

Head of Youth Engagement & Skills for the Global Business Coalition for Education; Social Justice Advocate; Youth Engagement & Education Reform Expert

Jamira Burley is an internationally recognized speaker, social justice advocate, and consultant on a mission to lead systematic and sustainable change that improves the lives of young people across the globe. Recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change and Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, Jamira leads with her expertise on youth engagement, education reform, workforce development, global citizenship and gun violence prevention to authentically reshape communities and disrupt the status quo.

While obtaining dual degrees in International Business and Legal Studies from Temple University, she was appointed to the United Nations Global Education First Initiative to advocate for accesss to quality education and facilitated over 100 trainings with youth leaders in 18 countries.

For over the past decade, Jamira has worked with corporations, non-profits and government leaders on better engaging impacted communities. Currently, she is Head of Youth Engagement and Skills for the Global Business Coalition for Education overseeing youth engagement strategy. With a passion for social justice and policy, She has previously worked with Hillary For America, Amnesty International, and the City of Philadelphia.

Jamira also consults several organizations and world leaders on reform, racial equality, and social justice, and has partnered with organizations such as UNICEF, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ponds, Dell, and Vital Voices.

Speech Topics

Engagement (Youth and Young Adults)

Social Good

Civic Participation and Voter Engagement

Violence Prevention

Criminal Justice Reform

Police Accounability

Global Citizenship

Education Reform


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