2018 Bowe Fellows

Miji Bell

Director of Media Relations 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Miji Bell is Director of Media Relations for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, one of the nation’s leading non-profits influencing policy outcomes on federal and state levels. Miji has worked in corporate and non-profit sectors across all facets of the communications industry, including senior level positions with Duke University, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and B&C International, a strategic public relations agency. Her professional experience has also included consulting and volunteer roles in West Africa and Europe, advising on media strategy, resource development, and public/private partnerships for NGO’s and for-profit entities. She has a particular passion for supporting women’s and girls’ education, leadership, and entrepreneurship. She is a member of the Baltimore Center Club, National Press Club, and the Foreign Policy Association. Miji volunteers her time in support of faith based organizations, K-12 education, and the eradication of child hunger. Miji holds a Master’s degree in Communication Studies and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Global Studies, both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Bennett College.