Jamira Burley

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

Jamira Burley is an internationally recognized speaker, social justice advocate, and next-gen social impact consultant. She’s on a mission to lead systematic and sustainable change that improves the lives of young people across the globe. Recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change and Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, Jamira leads with expertise on youth engagement, education reform, workforce development, global citizenship and social justice and CSR to authentically reshape communities and disrupt the status quo.

While obtaining dual degrees in International Business and Legal Studies from Temple University, she was appointed to the United Nations Global Education First Initiative to advocate for access to quality education and facilitated over 100 trainings with youth leaders in 18 countries.

For over the past decade, Jamira has worked with corporations, non-profits and government leaders on better engaging impacted communities. Currently, she is Head of Youth Engagement and Skills for the Global Business Coalition for Education overseeing youth engagement strategy. With a passion for social justice and policy, She has previously worked with Hillary For America, Amnesty International, and the City of Philadelphia.

Jamira also consults several organizations and world leaders on reform, racial equality, and social justice, and has partnered with organizations such as UNICEF, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ponds, Dell, and Vital Voices.