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It’s such a joy to be able to share stories of the great work that educators and schools are doing to create more positive communities and support students. By gathering and sharing these stories, we can help more schools and educators learn about strategies that work for students and teachers.”
Lead Communications Specialist
Paola Gilliam is the lead communications specialist for Public Impact, supporting the communications team’s efforts internally and externally on written, video, and social media. Her previous experience includes internships with the Southern Oral History Program and Freedom School Partners, and as a student teaching assistant. Gilliam holds a B.A. in media and journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she specialized in public relations.
Example Projects: Gilliam assists with writing and interviews for Public Impact and Opportunity Culture publications and blogs. Her work includes: For Families with Language Barriers, What Worked in Remote Learning?, Pods in Action: Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Pods in Action: Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy, and Pods in Action: African Leadership Group.