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Jamira Burley            

Head of Youth Engagement & Skills for the Global Business Coalition for Education

Jamira Burley is a committed Human Rights Activist and Social Impact Strategist. Throughout her career, she has worked with collective impact teams in over 40 countries, collaborating with business, government, and youth leaders to create equitable change rooted in the experiences of impacted communities.

Currently, Jamira serves as the Worldwide Education Strategic Initiatives Lead at Apple and is a Senior Fellow at the Responsible Business Coalition for Justice. Her previous roles include positions at Adidas, Hillary for America, Amnesty International USA, the United Nations, and the City of Philadelphia.

Jamira's commitment to positive change extends to her roles as a Civic Media Lab Fellow at USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, Schultz Fellow at Summit, and former Director's Fellow at MIT Media Lab.

Recognized as a Champion of Change by the Obama White House for her activism in criminal justice reform, gun violence prevention, education, and civic participation, she has also been honored as a Forbes Under 30 in Law and Policy and a Vital Voices Global Leadership Awardee.

Speech Topics


Education Reform

Global Citizenship

Police Accounability

Criminal Justice Reform

Violence Prevention

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Civic Participation and Voter Engagement

Social Good

Engagement (Youth and Young Adults)

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