For over 15 years Kamela Boyd has honed her skills as a public relations tactician and strategic thinker with an ability to work in a dynamic environment, across multiple stakeholder groups. She is able to quickly adapt to new environments, solve complex issues and counsel senior executives. Her communications and professional experience spans higher education, non-profit organizations and governmental relations.
From 2005 to 2013, she was employed at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. While at MSM, she worked for the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher, in the Satcher Health Leadership Institute. The institute, founded in 2006, has developed a stellar reputation for its community health leadership programs, mental health and health policy leadership programs. Her standout moments at SHLI were redesigning and increasing the readership of the institute’s primary print publication while serving as editor, designing social media curriculum that was integrated into the institute’s Community Health Leadership Program and producing a podcast with first year Master of Public Health students. The social media curriculum and podcast were the first ever at Morehouse School of Medicine.
Since October 2013, Kamela has been the principal and owner of Langley Harper, an Atlanta-based, independent boutique public relations agency. Langley Harper has capabilities in digital, content marketing, healthcare communication and houses a growing speakers bureau featuring distinguished health care professionals, industry experts and community stakeholders. She is also an adjunct instructor in the Department of Fine Arts and Humanities at Georgia State University-Dunwoody.
Raised in Chicago and Tallahassee, Fla., Kamela considers effective communication an essential key to success. She earned a M.S. in Organizational and Corporate Communication from Northeastern University, a B.A. in Journalism with a concentration in public relations from Georgia State University and is a member of Public Relations Society of America, National Association of Black Journalists and the Black Public Relations Society of Atlanta.