Basma Alawee, Campaign Manager

Basma Alawee is the current Campaign Manager for We Are All America (WAAA). Previous to joining our team as a Campaign Manager, Basma was a co-chair of the Opportunity For All campaign and assisted our programming in her role as a statewide refugee organizer with the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC). She is a former refugee from Iraq, and a rising star in the movement for immigrant and refugee rights.

Basma’s work has received state and national recognition, earning her the Athena 40 Women Leading Change in the World Award (2021), The Florida Times Union's Eve Award (2020), the Culture Council of Greater Jacksonville's Impact Award (2020), and the OneJax Humanitarian Award (2019). Her unique combination of skills, strategic thinking and direct, lived experiences greatly shape our coalition’s work. As Campaign Manager, Basma oversees WAAA’s direction as well as ensures that refugee leaders remain front and center in Opportunity For All.