Shani Drake Duncan is a Senior Advisor at New Heights Communications. Previously, Shani served as the Director of Marketing & Public Engagement for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. In this role, she led the strategic direction for programming at The Center and headed its marketing efforts. She also served as Campaign Manager for the Center’s Campaign for Equal Dignity, which resulted in thousands of new stakeholders engaging with the Center, tens of thousands of program views, and hundreds of thousands of sponsorship dollars for the organization.. Shani is a career-long marketer, having worked in the music, telecom, and nonprofit industries. In the public sector, Shani has fought for childhood nutrition for kids across the state of Georgia. Shani’s passion is to elevate and amplify the voices of marginalized communities and uplift the work of civil and human rights defenders and advocates. She strives to move people to action to ensure equal dignity for all. Shani is an Atlanta-native who received her B.A. in English from Spelman College and her M.S. in Marketing from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
Fun Fact: Shani loves to read. However, she has a bad habit of buying new books before finishing all of the books sitting on her shelves. Please don’t judge. 🙂
SHANI IN ACTION