As Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator, Wynter supports Gina Clayton-Johnson as Founder & Executive Director and assists with projects to help our team be as cohesive, effective, and values-driven as possible.
Wynter brings her passion for Black feminism to Essie, as well as prior experience in office management roles. As an undergrad student, Wynter was a member of the Black Student Union, participated in on-campus actions fighting racial inequities, started a Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce in her sorority, and focused her thesis on investigating police accountability in federal cases involving Black people killed by police. In addition to her staff role, Wynter is also a member of the Essie Sisterhood; she graduated from a Healing to Advocacy cohort in October 2019. Wynter holds a B.A. in Social Welfare and Black Studies (2019 Valedictorian) from University of California, Berkeley.