Karmah Elmusa

Karmah sits on the CFSY’s Executive Leadership Team as Managing Director, Talent & Operations. In her role, she offers internal management support and oversees staff learning & development, and guides the organization’s external affairs and communications work. She joined the CFSY team in April 2017 as Communications Director and held that position for over five years. 
Karmah is a native of Washington, DC and earlier in her career worked as a journalist at The NewsHour on PBS, The Washington Post Express, Mother Jones, and California Lawyer Magazine. Immediately prior to joining the CFSY she was a Communications Manager at the Institute for Middle East Understanding, where she advocated for increased coverage of Palestinian human rights in American media.
Karmah holds a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She relishes time with family and friends, and loves to read fiction, run to good music, and cook.