Jamilah Pitts is an educator, writer, social entrepreneur and yoga teacher whose work centers the liberation, healing and holistic development of communities of the global majority. She has served in various roles and spaces to promote racial justice and healing as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and as a dean. She has worked in educational spaces domestically in Massachusetts and New York, and internationally in the Dominican Republic, China and India.
As the founder and CEO of Jamilah Pitts Consulting, she partners with schools, universities, organizations and communities to advance the work of social and intersectional justice through an emphasis on wellness and educator training. Jamilah is also the founder of She Imprints, an organization designed to support the unique wellness needs of women and girls of the global majority. Her first book, Toward Liberation: Educational Practices Rooted in Activism, Healing and Love, is forthcoming.
Jamilah holds degrees from Spelman College and Boston College, and is pursuing an additional graduate degree at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a Woodrow Wilson National Teaching Fellow, a Donovan Urban Teaching Scholar and a Fund for Teachers Fellow. She can be found at jamilahpitts.com.