Ifetayo first joined DPA as an intern in 2013 and has been an integral part of the Communications staff since 2016. She has shared her experience of being personally impacted by the drug war, and plays an instrumental role in developing DPA’s voice and perspective with LGBTQIA+ audiences. She is a creative and strategic thinker ready to help DPA expand in our communications practice.
As Marketing Coordinator, Ifetayo manages DPA’s social media channels, with a particular focus on building strategy to better align and leverage channels run by other DPA teams. She works in creative development, marketing, inventory management, distribution of promotional materials, and coordination and sponsorship of DPA’s presence at third-party events. Ifetayo also contributes to digital advertising and assists in posting web content, as well as other special projects.
She has spoken about her experience on National Public Radio and HuffPost Live. Ifetayo is from Charleston, South Carolina and has a B.A. in History and African Studies from Smith College.