Joia Jefferson Nuri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Joia Jefferson Nuri is a communications strategist and human rights activist from the United States.[1] She is an expert in human rights advocacy. She is the Director and founder of In The Public Eye Communications. She is a consultant and senior adviser for human rights organizations and political activists.[2][3] In the past, she has worked as a Technical Director and Senior Producer for news agencies such as NBC, CBS, NPR, and C-SPAN. Her topics of interest include racism, perceptions of minorities, sports and emerging democracies in West Africa.[4] Today she is a contributor to political television and radio talk shows and is the author of a video blog on how cultural and historical images shape current politics and policy. Her client list includes Harry Belafonte, TransAfrica, the Calvert Foundation, Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture and SNV USA. Her company, In The Public Eye Communications, has served as event strategists for two Presidential Inaugural galas (2009 and 2013), Smithsonian Institution fundraisers, embassy celebrations, annual conferences, seminars and press events.[5]