Over the past few years, WYL has been working to strengthen our communities by bringing word of mouth, online. Our brand connects with people because it’s all about realness and Growth. In a time where many of our communities feel under attack…The WYL TakeOwnership podcast features inspiring stories and people who are really doing the work to allow us to mentally and economically take ownership of the spaces we live in.
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Working at the intersection of community, policy, and social good, Jamira Burley is a social justice activist and head of youth engagement and skills at the Global Business Coalition for Education. As a graduate of Temple University, Jamira has worked for the School District of Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia Youth Commission, Amnesty International USA, and Hillary For America.
Due to a fervent yearning for wanting to improve the lives of others, Jamira was appointed by former United Nations Secretary General, Ban Kim-moon to the United Nations Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group in 2014. In addition to her international recognition, Jamira is also a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, MIT Director’s Fellow, and White House Champion of Change.
In this episode of our Take Ownership Podcast, Jamira chats with us about having the heart of an activist and head of a strategist, contemplating thoughts of suicide, and staying grounded through friendship.
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