Aisha O. Dew is currently working at TIAA- CREF as Project Coordinator in the Individual Business. She was the Chair of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party from 2011- 2013, which was the host county for the Democratic National Convention. She is the first African American women to be elected to the position. Aisha has served as the Third Vice Chair of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party 2009 -2011. In that role, she played a key role in Mecklenburg County's Democratic victories in 2009 and 2010. As First Vice President of the Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County from 2008-2010, Aisha organized field projects, fundraisers, and campaign coordination. In 2010, Aisha was hired to manage the successful reelection campaign of State Representative Kelly Alexander. She was also Chair of the Mecklenburg County Commission advisory board for redistricting, as appointee by County Commission Chair Jennifer Roberts. Aisha has organized fundraisers for candidates with special guests and hosts such as Senator Kay Hagan, Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, Mayor Pro Temp Patrick Cannon, Attorney Julius Chambers, Dr. Bertha Maxwell Roddey, and many more. She also co-chaired the second annual Gantt - Watt Reception Fundraiser. Aisha was also the chair for the Men Cooking for the Cause fundraiser, which featured special guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Aisha is an accomplished producer, director, actress and a community advocate. A graduate of Salem College, she received training in acting and theater from Wake Forest University and the Yale University School of Drama. Aisha founded the Hall Neighborhood House Performing Arts Program, giving over ten thousand children exposure to the arts. Aisha was also the Regional Director of She was also Chair of the Mecklenburg County Commission advisory board for redistricting. Wolf Trap Early Learning through the Arts for the state of Connecticut. Aisha has also produced and directed over 15 plays, festivals, and shows. She received the Metrolina Theater Association nomination for Best Director as well as Creative Loafing magazine's nomination for Theater Newcomer of the Year. Aisha is a graduate of the United Way of Eastern Fairfield County's Project Blueprint and is the recipient of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP Special Service Award . She received the award for Top Five Young Democrats of North Carolina. Aisha is also the recipient of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Young Democrat of the Year award. She also received the politics award from the Queen City Chapter of the National Women of Achievement.
Chapter: North Carolina