Vankita Brown is NOAA's Senior Advisory for Equity.

Vankita Brown, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor for Equity
Office of the Under Secretary

EPP/MSI participation


  • Ph.D. Mass Communication from Howard University, supported by NCAS and the Graduate Sciences Program.
  • M.A. Public Communication  from Webster University.
  • B.S. Mass Communication  from Southern Illinois University.

The EPP/MSI program allowed me to access educational opportunities that I thought were out of my reach and vast career experiences I never dared to dream.

Vankita Brown, Ph.D.