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Melanie L. Campbell
President & CEO/National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Widely recognized as one of the hardest working leaders in today’s civil rights, women’s rights, and social justice movements, Melanie Campbell is a veteran at leading highly successful multi-million dollar civic engagement and issue-based organizing campaigns.

As convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable, Campbell brings together Black women nationally to advocate across four strategic platforms: health & wellness, economic security & prosperity, education, and global empowerment.  Under her leadership, the BWR releases an annual report of the status of Black women and hosts its annual Women of Power summit during Women’s History Month in Washington, D.C., taking its policy priorities to Capitol Hill.  

Campbell appears regularly on multiple media outlets, including The Washington Post, Essence, MSNBC, and USA Today. She has received leadership awards from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, National Urban League, National Action Network, Women in the NAACP, and the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute, among others.

Campbell is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated’s National Social Action Commission, the Northern Virginia and Greater Washington Urban Leagues, the National Council of Negro Women,  the National Association of Female Executives and many other civic and community-based organizations.