Jotaka Eaddy
Jotaka Eaddy
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Jotaka Eaddy is an award-winning strategist, advocate and connector who Forbes Magazine describes as the “Olivia Pope of Silicon Valley.” With more than 20 years of experience in policy, advocacy, and movement building, Jotaka is a highly sought after speaker and strategist whose accomplishments include: her trailblazing election as the University of South Carolina’s first Black Woman Student Body President and her groundbreaking work that led to the abolition of the juvenile death penalty in America though the 2005 landmark US Supreme Court decision in Roper Vs Simmons. Not to mention, her pivotal leadership as Senior Advisor to the NAACP where she led Initiatives to expand and defend voting rights through state legislative wins and executive orders, all before her bold and successful transition to the C- suite of Silicon Valley and the private sector.

As the Founder and CEO of Full Circle Strategies, LLC -, Jotaka leads a team of individuals committed to advancing transformative change and global impact for clients, including corporate, non-profit, foundations, technology, and government organizations seeking to advance policy, ideas, and change. Her clients and work has included advising Oprah Winfrey: OWN Network’s award winning OWN Your Vote Campaign; advising and managing external strategies to engage diverse communities for global telecom firms; supporting the expansion of tech policy and platform changes aimed at increasing inclusive tech for some of the world’s largest tech companies and venture firms; and advising the launch of Goldman Sachs’ One Million Black Women Initiative which created an historic one billion dollar investment in Black women and projects impacting Black women, among others.

In 2020 she founded the movement #WinWithBlackWomen, an intergenerational, intersectional group of Black women leaders representing business, sports, movement, politics, entertainment, and beyond who come together within their personal capacities to stand united in support of Black women. The network, which has garnered more than 800 million organic impressions on social media is credited with making a significant impact on pivotal moments and issues.