Florida Department of State
Kamila Pritchett was born in Williamsburg, VA, and raised in sunny Miami, FL. Kamila was educated in the Miami-Dade County Public School System, graduating from Miami Northwestern Senior High School. She then went on to obtain an A.A. in Journalism/Mass Communication at Miami-Dade College, and then a B.A. in English and undergraduate certificate in African New World Studies at Florida International University. For nearly a decade, she worked as a professional journalist for several publications, including The Miami Herald, Forum Publishing Group and City Link Magazine.
Kamila began her work in the non-profit arena in 2007 as Community Liaison at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, facilitating relationships between the organization and obstetricians, community health centers and agencies targeting maternal and infant health and early child development. In this capacity, Kamila was among a select few chosen to train at Harvard University’s Brazelton Touchpoints Center, to become a certified trainer of the renowned Touchpoints early child development discipline.
Kamila joined The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida in February 2013 as Development Coordinator and is currently the organization’s Operations & Programming Manager. In this capacity, she manages the organization’s programming and fundraising, building relationships and growing the non-profit organization’s family. She was also a key member of the team that reopened of the Historic Lyric Theater in 2014 and Historic D. A. Dorsey House in 2019, both historic spaces in the Overtown community, owned and operated by The Black Archives.
Ms. Pritchett is deeply rooted in community service to the Miami community as a member of the Greater Miami Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She also volunteers her time to the annual fundraising initiatives of the March of Dimes, United Way and Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Adrianne Walker is the Site Manager of Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site and she also serves as the Staff Archaeologist and a faculty research associate for the University of West Florida Historic Trust. Mrs. Walker is a Registered Professional Archaeologist with a bachelor's degree in geo-archaeology and a master's in historical archaeology. She has over ten years of experience in historic site management, grant procurement and administration, public programming, and scholarly research.