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Valeisha Butterfield Jones is the co-president of the Recording Academy. Ms. Butterfield Jones is responsible for management, strategic planning and growth for the organization, including People and Culture, Membership, Awards, Advocacy, Communications, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and related initiatives. Previously, she served as the global head of inclusion for Google, Inc., responsible for accelerating diversity, equity and inclusion outcomes for underrepresented communities internally and externally across the global brand. Ms. Butterfield Jones has also served as the national youth vote director for the Obama for America campaign, helping to deliver one of the highest youth voter turnouts in American history.
Valeisha’s career started at HBO Sports and has spanned for two decades with proven community impact at the intersections of technology, politics, and entertainment.
Valeisha was born in Wilson, NC and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Clark Atlanta University. She currently serves on the board of directors of ColorComm, Hip Hop Sisters Network and the National Basketball Wives Association.
Valeisha is married to NBA champion Dahntay Jones, a proud mom and daughter of U.S. Congressman G. K. Butterfield and N.C. State Legislator Jean Farmer Butterfield.
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