Meet TNTP's leadership team: 17 people who shape the organization's goals, services and strategy.
Miji BellVP, Communications & Publications
Miji Bell leads TNTP’s national communications strategy, including brand, publications, and strategic communications support.
Prior to TNTP, Miji served as Director of Media Relations at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a leading Washington, D.C.-based think tank that analyzes the impact of federal and state budget policies on low-income communities.
Miji has more than 25 years of experience guiding communications strategy for corporate and non-profit entities including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Radio One, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and B&C International, where she helped develop diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies for Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola, Nissan, and Michelin. She worked as a higher education administrator at Duke University and North Carolina Central University, where she led the planning and implementation of the institution’s first crisis communications strategy and campus safety response training. Miji has also advised K-12 public, charter, and Montessori schools on marketing, student recruitment, and community outreach.
Miji has consulted for non-governmental organizations in West Africa and Europe, supporting media relations, political campaigns, and public-private partnerships. In 2017, she was one of 20 business leaders selected to participate in the World Trade Center Institute’s Emerging and Developing Global Executives program. Miji has served on several national nonprofit boards supporting social justice, education, and economic development.
Miji holds a BA in Mass Communications from Bennett College, and an MA in Communication Studies and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Global Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.