As a program assistant, Tabitha Richmond provides support to various ICFJ programs that work to build the expertise of journalists worldwide. She is responsible for providing logistical support, organizing program activities and assisting with program finances.
Richmond received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and minor in Nonprofit Leadership from Youngstown State University in 2018. Her enthusiasm to serve the international community led her to focus on Foreign Affairs during her studies with a special interest in the Middle East.
During her college career, Richmond served as president of the Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization for two years and was involved with the National Political Science Honor Society. She was also a recipient of the YSU Pin Award in 2018.
Prior to joining ICFJ, she was the Communications and Events Coordinator for New Story Leadership for the Middle East. Richmond believes in the power of storytelling and the importance of delivering trustworthy news to create a positive impact.
Her interest in international affairs and nonprofit management is what led her to join ICFJ.