THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Until the lions tell their story, tales of the hunt will only glorify the hunter.
Kamila Pritchett transitioned from a 10-year career in journalism to the non-profit arena in 2007. She worked as a Community Liaison at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, facilitating relationships between the organization and obstetricians, community health centers, and agencies targeting maternal and infant health and early child development. In this capacity, Kamila was among a select few chosen to train at Harvard University’s Brazelton Touchpoints Center, to become a certified trainer of the renowned Touchpoints early child development discipline.
In February 2013, Kamila joined The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida as Development Coordinator, then Operations & Programming Manager, and is currently the organization’s Executive Director. In this capacity, she manages Black Archives operations, programming and fundraising, building relationships, and growing the non-profit organization’s family. She was also a key member of the team that reopened the Historic Lyric Theater in 2014 and Historic D. A. Dorsey House in 2019, both historically designated spaces in the Overtown community, owned and operated by The Black Archives.
Kamila has an A.A. in Journalism/Mass Communication from Miami-Dade College and a B.A. in English and an undergraduate certificate in African New World Studies from Florida International University. She is deeply rooted in community service to the Miami community and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the 2022-24 president of the Greater Miami (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.