Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Engagement for Women
Jovida Hill is the executive director for the Office of Engagement for Women for the City of Philadelphia. In 2016, Mayor James F. Kenney first appointed her as Administrator in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Four months later he promoted her to serve as Executive Director of the Philadelphia Commission for Women prior to her current position.
Ms. Hill is an award-winning writer and producer of more than 200 films and videos for education, broadcast, marketing, and training for Kinocraft Media, Inc. Her work includes the civil rights series In the Land of Jim Crow which documents poignant first-person accounts of the African American experience in the pursuit of justice and equality; the series Reinventing Democracy, which celebrates the role of civic engagement in expanding civil rights and social justice. She received numerous awards for her journalism, advocacy of civil and women's rights, and social and economic justice.