Courtney Carter DeJesus - Rhode Island
Courtney Carter DeJesus (she/her) is currently a Communications Director for the Rhode Island Treasury. Her passion is storytelling, being the voice for those that cannot communicate for themselves, but also helping people and organizations communicate effectively.
Courtney graduated from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Musical Theater. She went on to graduate with her M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She also received professional certification in Management from Harvard Business School.
Prior to her work in communications, Courtney spent over a decade in television and journalism as an Assignment Editor and TV Reporter.
Courtney is also active in her community by participating in Big Brothers, Big Sisters. She released her first children's book in 2022.