Jameila 'Meme' Styles

Founder and President of Measure Austin and a heart disease survivor

Jameila “Meme" Styles is the visionary behind MEASURE. As “chief volunteer,” Meme works with the board, leadership team and community to further the MEASURE mission. In 2015 Meme found the award-winning nonprofit to build trust, increase transparency and measure progress in underserved communities.

Community service is what makes her tick. As such, Meme also serves as the Chairwoman of The Greater East Austin Youth Association's Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant and on the board of African TV5.


-2016 Austin Police Chief’s Award of Excellence recipient

-2016 Austin 40 under 40 Finalist

-2017 Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce Community Leader of the Year

-2017 CENTEX American Society

Public Administration: Public Service Innovation Award