Atima Omara biography,wiki,campaign
She has traveled across the US and to Canada to speak on American democracy and has made appearances on CNN, CSPAN, PBS, BBC America, and Fox News to offer political commentary. Not only has Atima been quoted in the Washington Post, American Prospect and other state and local news outlets but she has written extensively on politics and various progressive topics that have been featured in the American Prospect, Huffington Post, The Root, The Hill, Talking Points Memo, Ebony Magazine, Virginian-Pilot, Ms. Magazine, Women’s Enews, the Shriver Report, RH Reality Check, and many blogs.Atima is an active member of local, state, and national women’s political organizations. She serves on the board of directors of the Planned Parenthood Metro Washington Action Fund; the board of directors of Emerge Virginia, which identifies, trains and encourages Democratic women to run for office, get elected and to seek higher office and is a co-founder and board member of Women Leaders of Virginia, a PAC that aims to endorse and help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office in Virginia. Atima previously served on the board of directors of the DC Abortion Fund and LGBT Virginia Democrats PAC. She has also served in the leadership of the National Organization for Women, the DC’s Women’s Information Network, a professional pro-choice Democratic network for women, and as an appointee to the Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women.For her work, Atima has received frequent recognition including being listed as one of Ebony Magazine’s 2013 “Power 100”, and Jet Magazine’s 2013 “40 under 40”. Atima was also featured in Essence Magazine in their November 2013 list of “Ten Things We’re Talking About”. She was awarded the Young Women of Achievement Award in Leadership from the DC’s Women’s Information Network and the Arlington Commission on the Status of Women’s “Women of Vision Award in Government”. She was the Virginia Young Democrats’ Female of the Year in 2004.She received her BA from the University of Virginia and her Masters in Public Administration from George Mason University and lives with her husband in the DC Metro area.
Media Experience of Atima Omara
Fox News DC (FOX 5), BBC America, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine, Women’s Enews, Television, Print, Radio, Online
Atima Omara Areas of Expertise
Women in Politics, Immigration, Women’s Rights, Mental health, U.S. Campaigns and Elections, Violence Against Women, Civil Rights, Political Participation, Media Portrayal, African Americans and Politics,Reproductive justice, Politics of Health Care,Youth political participation and voting behavior, Health, Media and Entertainment,Politics, Social Justice
Atima Omara biography
Atima is additionally a regular speaker and coach on political investment for ladies, ethnic minorities and youth for a mixed bag of associations including: the Women & Politics Institute at American University, Netroots Nation, the National Organization for Women, the Junior League, the National Urban League, the Democratic Women’s Club of North Carolina, MOLLI’s List of Missouri, IBEW National Young Workers Conference, the Sorensen Institute for College Leaders and High School Leaders Programs, and the University of Virginia. She has showed up on PBS, CSPAN, Fox News, CNN & BBC America to talk about Democratic legislative issues and the adolescent vote in the 2009, 2012, and 2014 decisions separately as has been cited in the Washington Post and the American Prospect and other state and neighborhood news outlets.Outside of the Young Democrats of America, Atima is a dynamic individual from nearby, state, and national ladies’ associations as a board individual from Emerge Virginia, Planned Parenthood Metro Washington, and the DC Abortion Fund. Atima has additionally served in the authority with associations, for example, the National Organization for Women, Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women, and DC’s Women’s Information Network.
Atima Omara Education
Atima Omara earned a BA in American Studies and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and a Masters degree in Public Administration at George Mason University in Virginia. She is likewise a 2010 graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership in Virginia and a 2014 graduate of Leadership Arlington