Koleika Seigle is an intersectional feminist committed to political action, advocacy, and civic engagement. She has spent most of her career seeking to promote democratic participation in underrepresented minorities, and to improve conditions in communities of color.
Kolieka currently holds the positions of president of California NOW, executive director of the California NOW Foundation, and chair of the California NOW Political Action Committee. She is California NOW’s first African American president. Kolieka co-chairs the NOW Global Feminist Committee and serves on the NOW Racial Justice task force.
Kolieka brings over a decade of experience and leadership in Sacramento/Bay Area legislative advocacy, social activism, community organizing, and political consulting. Locally, she is president of Black Women United (BWU), a non-profit community-based organization dedicated to the education, protection, and advancement of all black women.
Recently returned from a trip to Cuba, Kolieka was accepted into the Advancing Women’s Health and the Human Rights Delegation, expanding her global feminist advocacy. She has served on the Commission on the Status of Women for the City of Berkeley.