judgeJanaye Ingram
biography

Called an “impressive leader who plays an important role in our progress toward the mountaintop,” by First Lady Michelle Obama, Janaye Ingram has spent her career empowering people and creating change. Currently, Janaye is the Director of National Partnerships for Airbnb, a home sharing platform that connects travelers with unique homes and experiences around the world while creating economic and entrepreneurship opportunities for hosts and communities. In this role, she helps connect Airbnb with organizations and communities throughout the US. She also planned the Women's March on Washington as the Head of Logistics and was a lead organizer for the global actions on January 21st, 2017, in addition to being a founder of Women’s March, Inc. Janaye’s work has landed her on many lists, including being named one of the 2017 Glamour Magazine Women of the Year along with her fellow Women’s March organizers, The #Woke100 by ESSENCE Magazine and christened one of the Female Faces of the New Civil Rights Movement by Black Entertainment Television in addition to appearances and features in media outlets, including: NBC, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, Forbes, Vogue, W Magazine, ESPN, TV One, The Huffington Post, Newsone, and TheGrio.com, among others. She is also the focal point of the French documentary, Les Marches de la Liberté. She has spoken in countries around the world on issues of justice, equity and human rights. Janaye holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University, a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from The New School University and a Leadership Certificate from the University of Kansas. Prior to her role at Airbnb, Janaye served as the National Executive Director of the civil rights organization, National Action Network (NAN). She has also held key roles with nonprofits in New York and New Jersey and started her career with a multi-state Medicaid insurer in Philadelphia. She serves on various boards and has been a fellow with National Urban Fellows: America’s Leaders of Change and the international leadership fellowship, Give1 Project.