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Atima Omara

Atima Omara is the founder and principal strategist for Omara Strategy Group—a consulting firm working at the intersection of politics and the progressive movement with candidates and organizations that center women, people of color, and other underrepresented communities in their work. Atima has worked as staff and consultant for Democratic federal, state, and local political campaigns in Virginia and across the country, as well as for multiple progressive, labor, and community organizations. Since 2016, she has been one of Virginia’s elected representatives to the Democratic National Committee (DNC). From 2013-15, she served as president of the Young Democrats of America, where she was nationally elected the first Black person and fifth women president in its 81-year history.