In 2015, Meme Styles founded MEASURE to promote using evidence-based projects and tools to tell real-life stories behind the numbers. As a catalyst for systems changes, MEASURE has grown to a fully operational nonprofit social enterprise that provides free data support to Black and Brown-led organizations.
So far, the organization has provided thousands of free data support hours to Black and Brown-led organizations. They are also responsible for strategic partnerships with the University of Texas, Texas Southern University, and more to disrupt traditional research in exchange for BIPOC-led lived-experience protocols. Last year, Meme was named an MIT SOLVER for anti-racist technology in the United States and, for the next two years, has been awarded a fellowship by the Social Science Research Council.
Jameila "Meme" Styles was a past-Chairwoman of Miss Juneteenth, Austin Police Chief's Award of Excellence recipient, Austin 40 under 40 WINNER 2019, past-Chairwoman of African TV5 (AFTV5), and the Div Inc Nonprofit Leader of the Year for 2021.
Mrs. Styles holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications, Masters Of Public Administration with a concentration on National Security, and a Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell. Additionally, Mrs. Styles has been certified in Performance Measurement through George Washington University College of Professional Studies. Today, Mrs. Styles is pursuing a doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Liberty University. She is also the wife of a US Veteran and the mother of four.
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