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Adama Kamara


Adama Kamara is the Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellowship  Program Assistant. She is a recent graduate of Emory University and a firm believer in the power of storytelling. At Emory, she was editor-in-chief of *BLACKSTAR, Emory’s first and only Black student publication, and served as a research and curatorial assistant for The James Weldon Johnson Institute of Race and Difference. She was also inducted into the Class of 2020 Senior Honorary, received a Graduating Woman of Excellence Award, and was selected as the 2020 Class Orator. Previously, Adama collaborated on the documentary films, “Home” (2020) by Warsan Shire, and “The Burning” (2020) by Dr. Isabella Alexander-Nathani. Lastly, she is currently a Venture for America Fellow and a digital media strategist for ISE-DA, a platform promoting visual arts culture for young creatives, collectors and enthusiasts of the Black and African diaspora.

Updated May 2020