Myesha Ward

Commissioner Myesha Ward

Myesha Ward is the director of Social Impact for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The daughter of Jamaica immigrants, she hails from Olney, Maryland; has a degree in Political Science from Howard University and a J.D from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Myesha has previously worked as the Vice President of Public Affairs at FX Networks and served in the Obama Administration as the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement. At USTR, she led and managed the office’s public outreach with state and local governments, the business community, organized labor, and non-governmental agencies promoting the Administration’s trade policy and initiatives as well as serving on the White House Council on Women & Girls.  Prior to joining the Administration, Myesha worked on numerous political campaigns including the 2008 Obama for America Presidential campaign.