Naomi Rothwell is a communications and nonprofit leader with more than 15 years' experience at nonprofit institutions, corporations and advocacy campaigns. She currently leads marketing and communications for the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University.
As the senior communications specialist, she manages internal and external outreach for 22 academic degrees, the continuing education program and the school’s events and exhibitions. She also develops and implements digital, visual and traditional strategies to support the school’s mission and promote its programs and strategic initiatives. This includes acting as the creative director and editor of all internal and external promotions, publications and websites, producing media kits and videos, training faculty and staff on communications strategy, and supervising a team to ensure the communications and administrative tasks of the school are supported. She also manages the school’s advertising program and communications with students, alumni and community partners.
Previously, she was a communications strategist on the campaigns of governors and members of Congress across the country, including Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Governor Tony Evers and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, as well as for the Malala Fund. Naomi serves on the advisory board of Greater NYC for Change, a health care advocacy organization she founded in 2009, which now has over 7,000 members. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Administration at the Trachtenberg School of the George Washington University. Originally from Atlanta, GA, Naomi is a native speaker of Japanese and proficient in German.