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Maurita Coley

Maurita Coley is a lawyer, social impact leader, and former communications industry executive with extensive experience in media and telecom law and policy, business and nonprofit management, and diversity and inclusion.Coley serves as President and CEO of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), a national nonprofit, nonpartisan social impact organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity in the tech, media, and telecom (TMT) industries. MMTC is active in TMT policy issues, as well as minority ownership, access to capital, workforce development, and C-suite, board, and supplier diversity. Coley has previously served on the executive management team for then-African American-controlled and publicly”traded BET Holdings, Inc. (now Viacom, Inc.); she is a former partner with the Davis Wright Tremaine and the Cole, Raywid & Braverman law firms, where she represented as many as 40 cable television networks, as urban and rural broadband providers; and she served as CEO of Capital Area Asset Builders, a nonprofit leader in asset-building, financial literacy, and microenterprise programs in the DC metropolitan area. She holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Michigan State University and a law degree from Georgetown Law, where she has been the recipient of the Law Center’s highest honors.