Ramona Wright is a strategic communication specialist with more than 12 years of international experience. In 2011, Ms. Wright wrote and produced a Telly Award winning Public Service Announcement featuring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and Ryan Seacrest for the Weingart Center and she was named one of the "Top African American Public Relations Agents" by MadameNoire.com. Her professional background includes work with Sony Music U.S. Latin, Reebok, Cialis®, Qatar Foundation, the Grammy Museum, Georgetown University, the Milken Institute, Film Independent, Oxfam, the NAACP and the West African Country of Sierra Leone on behalf of their 50th Independence Anniversary.
Ramona is a "connector" and key influencer who can authentically connect with particular target demographics, especially millennials, women and multi-cultural markets. During the past decade, she has held such titles as a communications consultant, serial entrepreneur, and fundraiser who has raised and managed multi-million dollar portfolios. She served as the founding publisher of Wiles Magazine (WilesMag.com), a leading Online multicultural women's publication read in more than 100 countries. Ramona is a co-creator of the annual MojaMoja Brunch and Benefit Concert, a pop and international alternative music event during GRAMMY® Awards weekend. Also, she lectured for more than four years at her alma mater Loyola Marymount University, teaching Principles of Public Relations to more than 200 undergraduate students.
As a committed civic leader and lecturer, Ramona has spoken on behalf of such entities as Microsoft for their Tech Goddesses initiative and their 2008 Imagine Cup, the Hispanic College Fund, Tavis Smiley's Youth to Leaders Leadership Institute and in classrooms throughout the country. Her Blog mswrightsays.com, commentaries, speeches, and creative works have been published in the Congressional Record, Black Enterprise Magazine, Vital Issues: The Journal of African American Speeches and the Journal of Popular Film and Television.
In 2014, Ramona was featured in the book Going Supernova: The Bold Paths of 101 Superachievers by Molly Lavik and in 2009, Ramona was a "Rising Star" nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal's Women Making a Difference Awards. She has served on the board of directors for such organizations as the Media & Policy Center, Friends of the Levitt Pavilion – MacArthur Park and the National Congress of Black Women. She enjoys working with organizations like Teens Exploring Technology and the Exodus Foundation.
Ramona was born in Washington, D.C. and lives in Los Angeles, California. She considers her self a California girl with East Coast sensibilities.