International Black Summit Interview Podcast: Malika Redmond
July 24, 2022
Black Summit Interviews
Season 1, Episode #4 – Malika Redmond
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In this podcast episode, Glenn Greenidge and Grace Lawrence interview Malika Redmond about her work as a former Youth Facilitator of the International Black Summit and as a leader in women’s rights, racial justice, and youth empowerment who has effectively used the Summit Tools and Distinctions in her career, in her life, and in the Summit.
Malika Redmond is the co-founder and CEO of Women Engaged, a nonprofit based in Atlanta, GA, that works to inspire Black women and young adults to become impactful leaders, key decision-makers, and effective agents for social change through voter engagement and reproductive justice advocacy and leadership development. Malika has worked for 20 years both nationally and internationally managing projects that focus on women’s human rights, racial justice, and youth empowerment.
Malika founded the International Black Youth Summit in 1994, and for a decade led community leadership training, networking, and cross-cultural relationship-building opportunities for Black youth from the continent of Africa and among the African Diaspora including hosting conferences in nations such as South Africa, Brazil, Jamaica and the United States of America. Malika was one of the youngest national field organizers for the 2004 March for Women’s Lives (on the National Mall), and is the proud board Chair-Emeritus of the ProGeorgia Civic Engagement Table. Malika holds a BA from Spelman College and MA from Georgia State University.
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