Candice Wynter

Director of Communications

Candice Wynter is a long-time storyteller, who believes in the power of communications to advance justice for people and the planet. Her work is grounded in a commitment to center the voices of those who are most affected by inequality.  In her role as Director of Communications, she supports the development and implementation of the foundation’s internal and external communication strategies.

Before joining NCF,  Candice worked on the public affairs team at one of the largest global communications agencies, where she honed her skills in strategic communications, media relations, and grassroots advocacy. She consulted with nonprofit and corporate clients on projects related to environmental sustinability, immigrant entrepreneurship, antitrust laws and competition, and education.

She grew up in Florida and worked in a communications capacity for several nonprofits and cultural organizations in the state, including Alachua Habitat for Humanity, The Harn Museum of Art, and Cinema Verde’s environmental film festival. She was also a freelance writer for the Independent Florida Alligator, a student-run newspaper.

Candice graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications with a Bachelor of Science in public relations.

Outside of work, she enjoys consuming culture, supporting her community, connecting with nature, and anything that makes her dance.