Prior to joining JMA, Whittney served as the Office Manager for the Democracy Alliance, and has extensive experience in both operations and legal support services. Whittney is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and wants to see organizations go beyond the “paper policy” and really examine what it means to have a just and equitable work environment. In addition to DEI, Whittney is also passionate about immigration law. She is a recent law school graduate that served as a certified student attorney in the immigration clinic. As a student attorney, she successfully secured the release of her client from an immigration detention center.
Whittney received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Culture from Howard University, and her Juris Doctorate from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. When she is not working, you can find her reading a psychological thriller, cooking a new dish, or traveling with her husband, Kofi!