Jamia Wilson regularly speaks for audiences across the United States--and beyond. She talks about activism, feminism, race, social justice, spirituality, youth engagement, women's leadership, and social media. Jamia also trains next generation activists (of all ages) on media literacy, grassroots organizing, media readiness, and using social media to ignite social change.

Past speaking engagements include:

BGBookClubPresents: Young, Gifted and Black Conversations with Jamia Wilson

#BlogHer17: Heart & Soul-Activism for the Part-time Revolutionary: How to Make a Real Impact

#FP4BLKLives Reception at the NWSA Conference

#Hatespeech: Combating gender-based hate speech, harassment and violence against women

#PositionofStrength Launch, Twitter

#RadReproJustice: Atomic Books

2019 Printers Row Lit Fest

2019 SLICE Literary Writers' Conference

21 Leaders for the 21st Century’ - Women's eNews

29 Rooms by Refinery 29: Gurls Talk Curated by Adowa Aboah

45 Years after "Roe v Wade"

92nd Street Y Women and Hollywood: Thelma and Louise 20th Anniversary panelist

A Road Map for Activism & Advocacy for All (New York City)

A Vision Reading Series: Curated by Michelle Tea at AWP

ACLU Staff Conference: Plenary Speaker

APP Nexus Women's Leadership Forum

Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America 2018

Author Panel: Empowering Children Through Books

BABE: Book Launch at STRAND

Being Fearless at Omega Institute: Action in a Time of Disruption

Big Ideas Night: Well Read Black Girl

BinderCon LA, Los Angeles, CA

Black Women's Blueprint: A Praise Song Gala Reception: Words of Fire

Blog Her: Heart & Soul | #TheFWord – Feminism Across Generations

Brooklyn Book Festival Children's Day: We Can Do It!

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society: 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

Brooklyn Historical Society: Independent Publishing in the Trump Era

Brooklyn Talks: Well-Read Black Girl with Glory Edim

Brooklyn Taskforce Against Teen Sexual Violence panelist

Bust School for Creative Living Panel with Amber Tamblyn: Fighting Patriarchal Narratives During the Trump Era

But Some of Us Are Brave: Feminist Press Panel

Caring Across Generations Panel Discussion with Sarita Gupta & the cast of Dot: Moderator

Caring Across Generations, DOT Talkback

Carrie Goldberg on Nobody's Victim, with Jamia Wilson

Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College:John Oliver Killens Reading Series

Chabot College, Hayward CA

Choice USA “We Are The Champions” panelist

Choice USA Awards Gala Emcee

Circle Round Dignity, Courage and Survival at Lincoln Center with Morley

Coming of Faith Launch at SxSW: Speaker

Conde Nast HQ

Decoding Likeability

Digital Undivided Innovation Thursdays

Ellevate Network-America's Future: Fast-Tracking Issues Affecting Women

Ellevate: America's Future-Fast Tracking Issues Affecting Women

Emma Willard School

Emma Willard School: MLK Day Special Program & Workshop

Empowering Kids Panel: Books of Wonder

Empowerment is YOUR Power: A Panel To Set Alight Your Possibility

Equal Means Equal: ERA Coalition Screening & Panel

Evening Panelist Villanova Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest

Evolution of the Sister Circle: From Orishas to Podcasting

Facebook: Safer Internet Day

Facing Race: Panelist

Faith in America: The Role of Women in Democratic Governance

Feminist Book Club with Well-Read Black Girl

Feminist Camp New York 2017

Feminist Camp: Charlottesville, Keynote

Feminist Camp: Media Day

Feminist Press Feminist Power Awards and Gala

Feminist Press Press Breakfast @ Pen and Brush

Feminist Press Story Time

Feminist Press: And the Spirit Moved Them @ Book Culture

Feminist.com 20th Anniversary Co-Produced by WAM! & LTW Studios

Feminist.com 20th Anniversary produced by LTW Studios and WAM!

Ford Foundation, Culture Shift Panel moderator (Youth SRHR)

Franklin & Marshall College

Frequent Soapbox, Inc. Feminist Summer Camp presenter

FRESH TALK: Righting the Balance

FRESH: Live presents “In With The New”

Georgetown University's OWN IT Summit, 2016

Global Feminism(s): Fifty Years of Feminist Literature from Around the World

Gloria: A Life "Act Two". Discussion moderated by Jamia Wilson.

Guest Lecturer: Athena Center at Barnard College

Guest Speaker: All-University Conference on the Advancement of Women in Academia

Guest Speaker: Los Angeles Review of Books/University of Southern California Publishing Workshop

Host, TED Women 2015

INCBA: International Cannabis Bar Association

International House: Matters of Race moderator

International Women's Summit

Interviewer and moderator, Harvard Bookstore Conversation with Gloria Steinem

It's Time 2015

Jazz for Gender Justice: An Evening of Joyful Resistance Benefitting the Feminist Press

Join the Fight for the ERA: #NextGenERA @ The Wing Georgetown by Equality Now & ERA Coalition

Keynote Speaker, SUNY Old Westbury

Keynote: NYCLU Liberty Conference

Keynote: REVEAL Conference

Keynote: Seneca Falls Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood Event

Keynote: Spark Summit

Kweli International Literary Festival

Lecturer & panelists, LDO Conference on #HateSpeech & Gender in Oslo, Norway

Literary Orphans Presents: Burning Down the Walls: The Art and Importance of Writing Essays That Can Change the World

LitTap 2018 Facing Pages - Statewide Literary Arts Convening

Louise Meriwether Book Prize Celebration at AWP

Lower East Side Girls Club: Road Map for Revolutionaries

Luncheon Keynote: Planned Parenthood of the Gulf Coast, Houston TX

Matters of Race Discussion Panel

“Me Too” Rally at Trump International Hotel NYC

Miss Representation Keynote: Goucher College

Moderator, Omega Institute Women & Power

Modern HERstory: Blair Imani with Jamia Wilson

My Life on the Road: Conversation with Gloria Steinem

Narrative Healing Unlock the Power of Storytelling

National Organization of Women 50th Anniversary

Netizens Exclusive Film Screening & Conversation with Director and Producer Cynthia Lowen

Netizens screening and panel moderation-Athena Film Festival at Barnard

Netroots Nation 2015

New American Leaders Project Ready To Rise

New Leaders Council Celebrating Gender Equity

NOW 2016 Conference

Now What? Town Hall: Got A Girl Crush

Now What?: Town Hall

NYU Ally Week: 'I am Not Your Negro' screening and panel discussion

NYU GSAS Dean's Lunch: Alumni Achievement Award


Omega Institute: Being Bold-Women & Power Retreat

Omega Institute: Being Fearless Keynote

Omega Institute: Speaking Up As A Leader Workshop

Omega Women's Leadership Center: Speaking Up As A Leader

Omega Women and Power interviewer with Roxane Gay

Omega Institute benefit speaker

OWN IT Summit 2017: Georgetown University

OWN IT Summit Speaker: Georgetown University

Panel: Diversity and Pay Equity in Publishing

Panel: Keeping the Boat Afloat: Challenges of Sustainable Nonprofit Publishing & Surviving and Thriving as an Outsider Writer Panels at AWP

Panelist w/ Gloria Steinem, Gloria Feldt, Vickie Pynchon & Shelby Knox at SC Women’s Lawyers Association

Panelist, Good Pitch 2015

PEN World Voices

PEN World Voices Activist Story Hour: Young Gifted & Black

Planned Parenthood of the Southeast Legends in the Making Awards Honoree and Speaker

Power Panel: Activists, Interventions, Communities: The Future of Media Activism in Today’s Political Climate (DIGITAL engAGEment: Media. Literate. #activist 2018 Conference)

Powertopia: Women, Power and the Art of Leadership Parity

PP Votes Northwest and Hawaii: 20th Annual Seattle Luncheon

Presenting Faculty, Omega Institute's annual Speaking Up As A Leader workshop

PURE Book Discussion with Jamia Wilson & Teresa Delgado

PA Women’s Conference/Comcast Universal

Queens College Colloquia: Activism and Storytelling


Read it Forward Live! A Conversation with Blair Imani and Jamia Wilson

Redefining Activism: Using What You Have to Make a Difference in the World

Refinery 29: R29 Dialogue on Race in America

REVEAL Conference: Spiritual Activism panelist & Women of Spirit and Faith Alchemy Conference presenter

Rising to the Occasion

Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance for All

S.H.E. Summit

She's Beautiful When She's Angry Screening Moderator

She's the First: Leadership Summit 2016

Shift NC Conference

Sisters of Comedy at Caroline's on Broadway

Slice Literary Writers' Conference

Smith College January Leadership Intensive

Smith College Lewis Leadership Workshop: Step Into Your Power

Soapbox: Feminist Camp "Media" speaker

Soul Camp East

Sounds True: Waking Up in the World [Online] Summit

Speaker at Anita Hill, 20 Years Later: Sex, Power, and Speaking Truth at Hunter College

Speaker at Franklin & Marshall College: Where Are All the Young Feminists? Girls, Social Media and the Presidential Election

Speaker, BookCon2015

Speaker, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Speaker: Addressed 6,000 activists at Planned Parenthood of New York City's Rally for Women’s Health

Speaker: Barnard Center for Research on Women-"Using Knowledge, Advancing Activism."

Speaker: Book Release Events for What You Really, Really, Want, I Believe Anita Hill, Rookie Yearbook's 1 & 2.

Speaker: Center for Reproductive Rights Leadership Summit

Speaker: Emma Willard School

Speaker: Facing Race

Speaker: Free Press

Speaker: Groundswell Fund Retreat

Speaker: Hollaback! Holla:Rev

Speaker: Netroots Nation

Speaker: Omega Institute

Speaker: Premiere, She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Bay Area)

Speaker: SexTech

Speaker: St. Agnes Academy

Speaker: St. Timothy's School

Speaker: TEDxHewitt

Speaker: The White House United State of Women Summit

Speaker: UMASS Dartmouth

Speaker: UNCSW #hatespeech panel sponsored by the Norwegian Ombud

Speaker: WAM! NYC Conference

Speaker: Yale Women's Leadership Conference-"The Difference Difference Makes"

Speaker: YTH Live

Speaking Up As A Leader

SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing : The Truth of Violence Against Women and Gender Inequality

SRI: Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing

St. Agnes Academy Keynote

Students for Women's Equality and Rights at San Francisco University High School

SUNY Old Westbury

SXSW Interactive 2015, Austin, TX

SXSW moderator-Women in Media-SXSWOnline Harassment Summit

SXSW Online Harassment Summit: Panelist

SxSw Speaker

TED Women, Host

The Academi of Life-Conversation with Elizabeth Lesser

The Boudica Series: Festival of Women's Voices

The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture: Women's Rights

The Equal Rights Amendment @ The Brennan Center

The Feminist Press Feminist Power Awards


The Key to Next-Generation #Femvertising: Ever-More Authentic Portrayals of Humans

The Li.st Live: WERK-Tomorrow There'll Be More of Us: Opal Tometi in Conversation With Jamia Wilson

The Lulu Awards

The New Normal? Women, Media, & Politics: Feminist Political Media

The Power of Friendship: Women Supporting Women

The State of Publishing for Black Writers

The Stories We Tell Our Children

The Tempest Launch, SXSW

The Together Live Tour

The Wing: Making Herstories Known

Together Live: Chicago

Together Live: Philadelphia, PA

Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World

Together We Rise: The Women’s March Rises in 2018

Toronto Public Library: Well-Read Black Girl

Townhall Meeting: Activists Building Movement For Change In Challenging Times

Try This, You Might Like It: A First Taste of Translation -- AWP Conference

TwitterNYC: Panelist, US Launch of #PositionofStrength

UMASS #HistComm Summit Lightning Conversations Series

UMASS Dartmouth: Media Representations of Female Victims of Gun Violence

UMASS History Graduate Student Association Capstone Panel

UMASS Public History Graduate Seminar, Guest speaker

UN & Black Women's Blueprint: Black Women's Truth & Reconciliation Commission Commissioner

UN Commission for the Status of Women: Norwegian Equality & Anti-Discrimination Ombudsman

UN CSW Creating A Safer Digital World for Young Women's Empowerment

UN Women “Engendering Technologies” panelist for the International Association of Women in Radio and TV

UN Women: FB Live Conversation on Online Abuse with Glamour, Hollaback! & Feminista Jones

UNCSW Building A Feminist Internet

University High School, San Francisco

University of California-San Diego Women's Center Workshop & 20th Anniversary Event

University of Ottawa: Open Participation is Power The Movement To End Online Harassment

Voices from the Ground: Transforming Dominant Cultural Narratives on Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive Justice

WBAI Katie Halper Show LIVE co-sponsored by the Nation: International Women's Day

We Are Girls Conference 2015: GENaustin Featured Speaker

We The People LIVE with Josh Zepps

Web of Change, Masterclass presenter at Esalen Institute

Well Read Black Girl Festival: Moderator

Well Read Black Girl-Toronto Public Library

When Black Women Lead: Keynote

Where Publishing Is Going Next: New Voices, New Viewpoints

White House United State of Women Speaker: Revolutionizing Gender Norms

Wise Woman Summit

WNBA/Pace University Women in the Literary Landscape Panel

Woke Women Rising: Speaking Up to Shape Change

Women & Power: Gathering Our Strength

Women's Media Center Social Media Training

Women’s Funding Network &Women Moving Millions presenter

Women’s March Organizers On The Importance Of An Intersectional Movement: Together We Rise

Words of Fire: A Praise Song for Black Feminists Gala and Awards

WSCADV 26th Annual Conference: #LeadWithLove

Yaba Badoe, Patrice Lawrence and Jamia Wilson in conversation

Yale Women's Leadership Conference

Young, Gifted and Black Talk and Signing at Moon Lane Books, London

Your Personal Road Map to Being an Effective Changemaker

YTH LIVE: Closing Plenary


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Omega Institute: Women & Power Conference

Omega Institute: Women & Power Conference



Ford Foundation, Culture Shift moderator

Ford Foundation, Culture Shift moderator

“Killing Us Softly” 45th anniversary at Smith College

“Killing Us Softly” 45th anniversary at Smith College

Together Tour Chicago

Together Tour Chicago

Refinery 29 Dialogue: Race in America

Refinery 29 Dialogue: Race in America

Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College

National Museum for Women in the Arts: Fresh Talk

National Museum for Women in the Arts: Fresh Talk

Good Pitch 2015

Good Pitch 2015

SC Women’s Lawyer Conference

SC Women’s Lawyer Conference

Liza Donnelly @ Georgetown University's OWN IT Summit 2016

Liza Donnelly @ Georgetown University's OWN IT Summit 2016

Advertising Week 2016

Advertising Week 2016

Hollaback: Holla:Rev Conference Emcee at NYU

Hollaback: Holla:Rev Conference Emcee at NYU

Union Theological Seminary

Union Theological Seminary

St. Agnes Academy

St. Agnes Academy