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Jamica Ashley Whitaker

Storytelling Advocate

Poet

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

Hello!

I write to stimulate your imagination, to encourage us to think beyond our daily routines, and remind us that we are not alone. By strategically using the written word, I advocate for and amplify others.


Writing is a process that takes time and practice. I can use my expertise to assist with messaging, develop personal & professional narratives, explore more effective mediums, and much more!


Representation matters. You deserve to see yourself

where ever you can imagine and know that you are heard, valued, and respected.

I see you.

I honor you.

Let me amplify your voice.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Crooked Crowns Shine Too

This poetry collection is a reflection on experiences that have ​revealed the harsh truth, ugly lies, and unrelenting love we ​live and grow through. As we work to restore balance and ​adjust our crowns, we must remember that crooked crowns ​shine too.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Yonitry: Volume 2

Poetic Lines By Divine Women

Featured Poems: I See You Sis, We've Run Our Curse, K.O., Rooted, and Stargazing

Yonitry: Volume 2 resumes the mission of the first anthology by ​highlighting resilient women through their journeys with ​empowerment and healing. In Volume 2, we’ve put our growth on ​display and we step into our power as the true goddesses we were ​always meant to be.


In this work, we explore the intricacies and intimacies of being a ​woman. Through this sisterhood, you will dive into our innermost ​thoughts that include topics like self-care, loss, unity in loving ​partnerships, motherhood, culture, and thriving after trauma. We ​encourage you to be inspired. Relate. Find truth. Have an epiphany. ​Chuckle. Smile. Learn and grow. Get a different perspective. ​Understand life. Be educated about the different walks we women take.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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COFFEE WINE & WORDS Presents

The Black Girl Poetry Scrapbook

Volume 2: An Anthology of Poems

Featured Poem: Tough No More

From COFFEE WINE & WORDS Magazine comes ​volume 2 of an artistic and creative collection of ​verse poems and prose about love, motherhood, ​politics, and what it means to be US.


Featuring poems from 26 women, this anthology ​in the style of a scrapbook showcases the style, ​talent, and charisma of Black women who write. ​Print editions available at ​coffeewinewordsmag.com.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Poetry & Short Story

Poetry

Short Story

A La Carte Published May 2019

dialogue and invitation | Cultivation


Spoken Black Girl Published December 2018

Prelude to a Hustle, Clinical Confession, and Nappy ​Salvation

Auburn Avenue Autumn/Winter Edition Published November 2018

In the South Where Banana Trees Grow

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Inspiration Noted

Inspirational journal

Get your daily dose of ​inspiration while taking notes ​in this stylish journal that ​gives as much as it receives.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Pretty Poodle

Meeting Journal

Have you been looking for a notebook ​for all of your poodle-related meetings? ​Then this notebook is for you. Organize ​all of your meeting notes in one place so ​you're always on top of things and ready ​to move forward.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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Essays & Dissertation

21Ninety

Published October 2018

Personal Essay

Sisterhood Against Sexual ​Harassment

The KNOW Women

Published March 2021

Personal Essay

Media Appearances Made Easy

The Inclusion Solution

Published February 2023

Personal Essay

A Point of View: Calibrating Professional Vision and Going for Gold

The Inclusion Solution

Published September 2022

Personal Essay

A Point of View: Activate Your DEI Efforts Beyond Monetary Incentives

East Carolina University

Published December 2015

Master's Dissertation

Heroes & Legends: African-American Identity in Graphic Novels and Comic Books

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

Skills & Expertise

Strategic Communication

  • Executive Content
  • Content Creation
    • Proposals
    • Promotional content
    • Employee Engagement
    • Specialty content
    • Newsletters
    • Social Media posts
  • Communications Support
  • Public Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Event Planning

Instructor

  • English 111 and 112 at community college
  • Reading comprehension and writing tutor high school
  • English Language Arts at middle school
  • Essay writing workshop for high school students

DEI&B

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

  • Communications strategy, development, creation and execution
  • Increase awareness, expand reach, and grow ERG* membership
  • Certifications: Diversity Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Practitioners; Developing Equity Fluent Teams; Inclusive and Ethical Leadership; and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

*Employee Resource Group

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

Graphic Designs

The full versions, and additional samples,

are available upon request.

Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

Testimonials

Jamica’s ability to handle multiple ​projects is unlike any I’ve seen ​before and made a dramatic increase ​in the productivity level of our ​marketing department. She quickly ​acquired the skills to rise to our New ​Business Development Marketing ​Manager within six months of hire. ​Aside from outstanding writing ​skills, her creativity, eye for details, ​social planning, and “think-out-side ​the box” ability is truly an asset to ​our organization.


Multi-Million Dollar Sales Business ​Development Executive


Jamica's background in the news ​industry gives her the skill to distill ​lots of information into something ​readers can digest. She has taken that ​skill set into the world of public ​relations, so the content she ​generates is going to be solid versus ​hype. Consumers in a world of fake ​news are becoming more savvy and ​will see beyond the hype. Companies ​need solid content. Jamica delivers ​that.


Experienced Reporter and Public ​Information Officer

Jamica is a gifted communicator, ​willing learner, and team player. She ​brings a confident enthusiasm to new ​challenges and continuously ​encourages those around her. Above ​all, Jamica has a natural competence ​for building and growing relationships. ​She puts people above projects. ​Colleagues and clients want to be with ​her.


Experienced School Public ​Information Officer

Jamica is a passionate storyteller, ​delivering a variety of content that ​resonates with diverse audiences. As a ​recent client, I am highly pleased with ​her professionalism and dedication to ​project work. I’ve had the privilege of ​collaborating with Jamica on executive ​messaging, social media campaigns, and ​Diversity Equity, & Inclusion content ​strategy and delivery. This partnership ​has translated to increased engagement ​and awareness.

I highly recommend contacting Jamica ​Whitaker for your communications and ​consulting needs.


Global Director of

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker

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jamica@adalaeconsulting.com

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I honor you.

Let me amplify your voice.

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Jamica Ashley Whitaker | Raleigh, NC | 919.578.8078. | © 2024 Jamica Ashley Whitaker