Meesha Brown serves as President of PCI Media. Meesha has an unwavering commitment to education as the fundamental means to empower people to realize their undeniable human rights and create lasting cultural change. As the first woman and person of color to lead PCI Media, Meesha is passionate about ensuring that PCI Media’s work fully embodies the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Meesha has 20 years of experience in education and communication spaces. She has worked with a range of partners spanning government, NGO, and private sector agencies to see to the education of children and adults and to produce award-winning media. Meesha’s work has touched and changed the lives of millions of people.
In 2015, Meesha produced #ISurvivedEbola, a global public health campaign. The campaign saved lives by empowering over 10 million people to take measures to protect themselves and others from contracting the deadly Ebola virus.
Meesha began her professional career in public education. During her tenure as Director of Literacy for New York City Public Schools, she led changes in education policy, impacting outcomes for 1.1 million students. Meesha then worked with national organizations and state departments of education to scale the implementation of more effective teaching techniques.
Additionally, Meesha has over two decades of extensive experience in capacity building, partnership management, community engagement, facilitation, and learning design.
Meesha has skillfully managed PCI Media’s program portfolio across 70 countries, 30 languages, and numerous partners on issues including immunization, nutrition, violence against women and children, and climate resilience.
Meesha holds a B.A. in Education with a specialization in Reading from the University of Texas and studied in the Urban Policy MSc program at the New School. Meesha is one of 11 children from West Texas and has experienced first-hand the transformative power of education from a place of love, not loss. Meesha is dedicated to the work of sharing this gift with all people.