Jamia Pereira is Project Play WNY Program Coordinator at the Community Foundation. In her role, she assists with Project Play WNY, an initiative launched by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, to ensure all children in Western New York have the opportunity to be active through sports and build physical literacy. Jamia supports the initiative by managing the administrative activities and provides logistical and operational support to the Project Play WNY team. She also works closely with the Project Play WNY Advisory Council and Working Groups to coordinate the collective impact model of the initiative.
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Jamia worked at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Customer Service Representative where she provided primary customer support and assessed client accounts by identifying individual needs and benefits. Prior to that, she worked as a Claims Agent at Geico.
Jamia received her B.A. in Communication/Marketing from the State University of New York at Buffalo.