Mia Herndon is the Executive Director at Third Wave. Prior to this, Mia was the Program Director focusing on Reproductive Health & Justice work led by young women nationally. She has facilitated networks of support and exchange between activists, funders and artists with the Active Element Foundation and Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues.
She also has experience working with many community based organizations focusing on women’s leadership, international worker solidarity, counter military recruitment, and the criminalization/imprisonment of diasporic African communities.
She graduated from Columbia University with an interdisciplinary major in African-American Studies. Mia is also a new mother and doula.