Carol Angela Davis, JD Associate Director of Communications for Florida A&M University & Marketing/Communications Strategist, Medical Marijuana Education & Research Initiative
Carol Angela Davis, JD, is a creative and business innovator with a wide-ranging career in communications, journalism, education, marketing, community engagement and as an entrepreneur. Her ground-breaking business models, creative concepts and ability to strategize and execute cemented her position as a pioneer in technology, media and marketing skill sets she currently utilizes in higher education in both teaching and administration. In addition to her administrative duties, Carol is the architect of the communications and marketing strategy to inform and educate Florida’s diverse minority communities about medical marijuana and the impact of the unlawful use of marijuana – in 4 languages. The tools that she uses include social media, video, television, print, collateral materials, in person events, podcasts, radio programming, blogs and earned media.
Carol has the distinction of being one of the first online video bloggers in the U.S. (August 2000). Her Los Angeles based enterprise created an online platform supporting the global distribution of television and film content for hundreds of independent content providers, including celebrities. She created the ¡MPACT-Ed! (TM) – Impactful, Measurable, Personal and Collaborative Teaching for Engaging Education– designed to engage students and teach pedagogy through multi- disciplinary life-changing real-world active learning experiences; including reality television content and experiences as journalists at the 2012 and 2016 national political conventions.
A former Writer, Producer and Reporter for Chicago’s WGN- TV News and owner of proprietary online daily news programs: It’s About Finance, The Justice System and Vote Across America; Carol was among the first to generate revenue on the web using video based content. She has interviewed hundreds of CEO’s from the floors of the national financial exchanges. Separately, she managed national and
global media for Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos during the second trial of pop star Michael Jackson, who was acquitted of all charges.
She was the creator and Co-Principal Investigator of High Point University’s Democracy USA/American Dream Project, funded by a Think BIG! award, the university’s most prestigious grant. At Hampton University she was the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from the Office of the Provost.
The mother of 2 adult children, she is the author of children’s books Itty Bitty Kitty, The Fool from Bonderpool (He Wouldn’t Go to School!) and Teeth Have Feelings Too! So Brush Them!
See Carol in ‘Community Relations and Culture Change’ at 1:45 P.M.