Jacqueline Ortiz, M.Phil

Vice President of Health Equity and Cultural Competence · ChristianaCare

Jacqueline Ortiz, M. Phil. is the vice president for Health Equity and Cultural Competence at ChristianaCare.

Health Equity Cultural Competence Language Services

Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare

William Hatcher, PhD, MPA

Chair of the Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. William Hatcher focuses on public administration and social, economic and political institutions in local communities.

Public Administration Public Policy Community and Economic Development Health Policy Public Budgeting and Finance

Lakia Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction · Baylor University

Professor Lakia Scott currently conducts research on national reading and language intervention programs for urban students.

Diversity Issues Elementary Reading Methods Language Intervention Programs Urban Literacy Initiatives Multicultural Awareness

Kim Goodman

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on adults, healthy aging, and behavioral health.

Social Work Education Adults and Healthy Aging Mental Health Counseling Cancer and Women Oncology

Patricia Arredondo, EdD

Fielding Fellow · Fielding Graduate University

Diversity & Inclusion Expert

Psychology Higher Education Administration Higher Education Graduate Education Faculty Governance in Higher Education

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D.

Founder · www.choosehonesty.com

Associate Professor of Psychology at UNLV (retired); owner www.choosehonesty.com

Research Eating Disorders Body Image Cultural Competency Psychotherapy

Placida Gallegos, PhD

Faculty Emerita - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Local and Global Diversity, Transformative Learning, Racial Identity; Chair, FGU Inclusion Council

Human Development and Consciousness Social Psychology Theories of Personality Organization Development Personal Growth and Development

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Vice Dean for Education and Chief Education Officer · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Byerley is a pediatrician with extensive knowledge in diagnostic dilemmas and medical education.

Acute Care Pediatrics Adolescent Fatigue Pediatric Medicine Medical Education Adolescent Medicine

Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Manuel N. Ponce, Jr.

Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Institute for School Leadership and Administration (ISLA) · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Charter and Traditional Public School Collaboration Systems Thinking K-12 School Leadership and Administration Communities of Practice Urban School Reform

Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.

Chief Health Equity Officer; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement · ChristianaCare

Leads health equity and government affairs strategies to advance ChristianaCare's vision and mission to serve the community.

Community Engagement Health Policy Strategy Vision Government Affairs

Curtiss Takada Rooks

Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Asian Pacific American Studies Critical Mixed Race Studies Multicultural Counselling Transcultural Psychiatry Critical Mixed Race Theory

Daneka Souberbielle

Chief Diversity Officer · Southern Utah University

Specializing in community outreach strategies, diversity education, and student affairs

Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Diversity Education & Curriculum Organizational Development Student Affairs Leadership Team & Leadership Development

Michal Sela-Amit

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Sela-Amit specializes in child, youth and family social work.

Domestic Violence Children, Youth and Family

Judith H. Katz, EdD

Public Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Thought leader, practitioner, educator, and strategist for more than 40 years in organization development, inclusion, and strategic change.

Organization Development White Awareness Inclusion Covert Processes Strategic Change