Carol Jenkins is an award winning writer, producer, and media analyst. A leading advocate and spokeswoman for women's rights globally, she is an Emmy-winning former television journalist. Now head of her own production company, Carol Jenkins: Media, she was founding president and board member of the groundbreaking non-profit The Women's Media Center, created to increase coverage and participation of women in the media in this country and worldwide.
Ms. Jenkins' current service focus is on the health of girls and women. In addition to serving on the board of Amref Health Africa, and a committee of its international board, she is chair of the Advisory Committee of the Black Maternal Health Project of Women's ENews and co-founder of the soon to be launched social networking enterprise CEOgrandmother. She also serves on the boards of Humane Farm Animal Care, the national certification organization; and Out of the Blue Films. Her Advisory Board work includes The Alliance of Women Film Journalists and The Center for Partnership Studies.
Carol Jenkins is co-author of Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire, winner of best non-fiction from the Black Caucus of The American Library Association (2004.) She was an Executive Producer of Eve Ensler's PBS film, What I Want My Words to Do To You, winner of the Freedom of Expression Award at Sundance (2003.)
Recent honors include The 2009 North Star News Prize and the 2008 Women's Equality Award from The National Council of Women's Organizations.