Naomi Summers

Executive Assistant

Naomi Summers is the executive assistant supporting New America Executive Vice President Tyra Mariani and Vice President of Policy and Technology and Director of the New America National Network Cecilia Muñoz. Prior to joining New America as a permanent employee in 2017, she was a contractor supporting the HR department as an HR generalist. She has over 20 years’ experience in the computer industry as a technical writer and analyst supporting state and federal government agencies and extensive experience supporting IT system lifecycle documentation, e.g. SDLC, CMMI. In addition, she has experience in higher education as a quality analyst and HR specialist. 

Summers has a certificate in paralegal studies from the University of Maryland University College and is currently pursuing her B.S. in legal studies.

She was born in Tokyo, Japan and is a native of Washington, D.C. She has two children, a son who is a real estate agent and a daughter who is an account executive with Ernst & Young.

All Work

'What Are You?' Being a Biracial Black Woman in America

An investigation into how America is seriously constrained by its understanding of who's in and who's out when it comes to being American.