Executive Director, New York City

In this role, Shauwea oversees the strategy development and operational execution for our New York City region.  

Shauwea earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University. 

Early in her career, she worked as an Associate at a lobbying and public relations firm. In this role she learned that persuasive communications connects to the receiver’s “why.” Building on that foundation, she continued to work in external affairs and communications within a variety of sectors.  

Most recently Shauwea was at the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools where she served as the Chief External Relations Officer overseeing the organization’s development, communications, policy, and family and community engagement work. During her tenure, she focused on building the organization’s influence in the education sector and diversifying its funding streams.  

Shauwea joined Bottom Line in 2018. As a first-generation college graduate, she understands the challenges students face as they seek access to and persistence through college. She believes fiercely in the mission of Bottom Line and is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve in this role. 

Connect with Shauwea: shamilton@bottomline.orgLinkedIn