Yeshimabeit Milner is co founder and executive director of Data for Black Lives. Raised in Miami FL Yeshimabeit began organizing against the school to prison pipeline at Power U Center for Social Change as a high school senior. There she developed a lifelong commitment to movement building as a vehicle for creating and sustaining large scale social change. Yeshimabeit returned to Power U in 2013 to lead a victorious campaign to improve breastfeeding policies at the largest public hospital in the country. More recently she was a campaign manager at Color of Change where she spearheaded several major national initiatives including OrganizeFor the only online petition platform dedicated to building the political voice of Black people and a successful campaign to remove Bill O Reilly from television. She has a BA from Brown University and serves on the board of the Highlander Center in Tennessee.
Mobilizing scientists around racial justice issues.
Co-founder & Executive Director