Melanie L. Campbell

Melanie Campbell is president/CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, convener, Black Women’s Roundtable. Campbell is recognized as one of the hardest working servant leaders in today’s Civil Rights, Women’s Rights and Social Justice Movement. Campbell serves as an advisor to U. S. presidents, congressional members, corporate, labor, non-profit executives, philanthropists, faith leaders and others—on critical issues and public policy impacting Black America.  

Campbell serves on the Sephora Racial Equity Advisory Council, Lyft Safety Advisory Council, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s National Social Action Commission, Chairwoman of the Board of Sisters Lead, Sisters Vote and board member for Family Values @ Work Action. She was featured in the Washingtonian as one of Washington DC’s Most Influential People in February 2021. 

She is a veteran coalition builder and is highly successful in leading multi-million dollar civic engagement, women’s economic empowerment and youth civic leadership development campaigns. Campbell leads a multi-state network of affiliates across 12 states whose goal is to increase civic participation, empower Black women and protect the democratic process. Every year, she releases a Black Women’s Roundtable Report on the status of Black women and hosts an Annual BWR Women of Power National Summit during Women’s History Month. She is regularly featured in ESSENCE, Washington Post, USA Today, The 19th, Washington Informer, Roland Martin Unfiltered, while making regular appearances on major networks such as CNN, MSNBC and CBS. 

Campbell is a native of Mims, Florida, holds a B.A. in Business Administration & Finance from Clark Atlanta University, a certificate in non-profit executive management, Georgetown University. She is a member of the Inaugural Class of Progressive Women’s Voices, Women’s Media Center and resident fellow alumni, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Institute of Politics, Harvard University.