Ground-Breaking Leadership, Inspired by Community
Trailblazing politician Aja Brown made history as the youngest mayor ever to serve the City of Compton, leveraging her expertise as an urban planner, economic developer, and community servant. Through her commitment to a vision for the City of Compton, Brown has spear-headed incredible change and growth in the city, and shares her inspiring and motivating lessons about community-driven leadership with audiences of all kinds.
Women in Leadership
History-making former Mayor Aja Brown is a leader in community service, visionary leadership, and pragmatic and evidence-based initiatives. By leveraging her unique and creative inspiration, Brown has spearheaded significant revitalization, and launched meaningful programs that lead the nation. A high-impact and inspiring speaker, Brown shares insights and actionable takeaways for women in leadership and those looking to advocate for women in leadership.
Aja Brown empowers audiences with groundbreaking advice on how to be the leader your company needs
As the youngest mayor to ever serve the City of Compton, AJA BROWN is an expert on what it takes to provide leadership through obstacles and hardships. Brown is known for her practical 12-Point Vision for Compton revitalization strategy, as well as debuting the largest city-based guaranteed income program in the country, The Compton Pledge, and co-founding the Compton Community Development Corporation. Brown leverages her experience as a revolutionary community leader to provide helpful tools for companies and organizations to persevere through tough obstacles.
Brown is a highly in-demand speaker who has been featured in favored publications like Elle, ESSENCE, TIME, Vogue, Fast Company, which said that the way she is transforming Compton is "a model for every leader." She has participated in events like ESSENCE’s All-In Cities Initiative, which brings Black women mayors around the country together to share, ideate, and then build better communities. Aja Brown is a trailblazer who encourages crowds of all kinds to persevere through trying times, she seamlessly implements her brilliant leadership skills towards a better and brighter future and encourages her audience to do the same.
Mayor Aja Brown made history and quickly became a national trailblazer, elected at 31 as the youngest mayor to serve the City of Compton. She is an established leader, utilizing her expertise as an urban planner, economic developer and community servant, quickly became known for her pragmatic 12-point Vision for Compton revitalization strategy, deploying evidence-based initiatives and attracting new record levels of reinvestment from the private sector to Compton. She is a strong and consistent leader in the movement for equity and justice, lending critical support to actionable policy changes and is currently joined with mayors across the country committed to guaranteed income and recently launched the largest city-based guaranteed income program in the country, The Compton Pledge.