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Michele Aweeky

Senior Manager, Communications

Michele Aweeky is the Senior Manager of Communications for the National Center for Learning Disabilities. She works across teams to develop effective communications strategies that tell the story of NCLD’s impact, and to engage audiences on a number of digital platforms.

Before joining NCLD, Michele was part of the client services team at Connections Media, a full-service digital agency, where she worked with public affairs clients to lead a wide variety of digital efforts, including overseeing website development projects, executing digital marketing campaigns and developing social media strategies. Prior to that, Michele was a producer on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, the longest-running kids’ news show on television. At Nick News, Michele helped produce 10 documentary specials per year, contributing to episode research and development, coordinating production logistics, and talking to a lot of really smart, really cool kids.

Michele holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Temple University. She is an alumna of the German-American Fulbright Commission’s Berlin Capital Program for young journalists, and an Emmy Award-winner for her work on Nick News.

 

 

From the policy blog

Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 1 week ago

Two weeks ago, President and CEO Mimi Corcoran of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) urged Senators to question Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his positions on issues impacting students and people with disabilities. Last week, Senators finally got their chance to illicit clarification on his beliefs in an open forum during … Continue reading Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

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