As Communications Associate, Ifetayo focuses on developing new systems and enhancing existing ones that foster communication and collaboration across DPA’s communications team and other departments. Ifetayo also helps coordinate the communications team’s regular retreats and meetings.
Ifetayo comes to the Drug Policy Alliance after previously interning in the media department in 2013 and later opening the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, Colorado with a speech that focused on her experience of growing up with a parent incarcerated.
Ifetayo has spoken about her experience on National Public Radio and HuffPost Live. She is a native of Charleston, South Carolina and has a B.A in History and African Studies from Smith College.