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Garnesha Ezediaro

New York, U.S.A.

Greenwood Initiative at Bloomberg Philanthropies

Garnesha Ezediaro is lead of the Greenwood Initiative at Bloomberg Philanthropies, an effort to accelerate the pace of wealth accumulation for Black individuals and families and address systemic underinvestment in Black communities. Prior to this, she led global leadership development programs at Verizon Media. Previously, Ezediaro was the communications director and spokesperson for former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and director of marketing at Brick City Development Corporation in Newark, NJ, under the leadership of former Mayor Cory Booker. She has more than 15 years of experience as a trained facilitator and holds coaching certifications for the Leadership Circle Profile, Insights Discovery, and the Energy Leadership Index.