Co-Founder of AMEA
Los Angeles, CA
A community activist for nearly three decades, Ms. Douglass has pioneered in supporting freedom of choice in politics as a founding member of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and as an outspoken participant with Angela Davis' Political Defense Committee in the early 1970's.
As a U.S. Department of Commerce federal appointee to the 2000 Census Advisory Committee in Washington DC since 1995, Douglass has consistently represented multiracial community interests before Congress, the national media and even the Executive Office of the President. She has been a part of AMEA's Board of Directors since its inception in 1988, serving in the capacities of Vice President (1988-1994); President (1994-1999); and is currently Director of Media and Public Relations.
Douglass has also had a successful twenty-five year career in medical sales and marketing. She is now a Senior Sales Manager and Corporate Sales Trainer for a medical manufacturing firm in California's San Fernando Valley.
Ramona Douglass earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Chemistry from Colorado State University in 1970, and she is currently pursuing her corporate MBA degree. She has authored several articles and texts on mixed race and is one of the most sought out speakers on the movement. In the spring of 2004, she will be serving as the keynote speaker for the Annual PanCollegiate Student Conference on the Mixed Race Experience, hosted at Claremont College in California.