Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Interdisciplinary research focuses on colorism, DEI, and anti-racism issues impacting BIPOC women in the workplace, inclusive and exclusive work environments, DEI, anti-racism and colorism risk assessments and conflict management, and equity issues impacting BIPOC students in higher education.
In addition to research and writing projects, Donnamaria is also co-authoring a book on colorism with colleagues, writing a series of DEI cases studies, developing colorism and DEI training workshops and a strategy for managing DEI issues in the workplace. She is the founder of the Ronald E. Hall Conference on Colorism and The Colorism Project, Inc., editor-in-chief of the Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS), founder and director of the DARCIE Institute, and founder and CEO of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC), a 501 (c) (3) organization where she is a mentor in the PACE Mentoring Program. Professionally, she is the managing partner and consultant at Culbreth, Jung & Severino, a consulting firm specializing in DEI, colorism, anti-racism, education, business and human resource management.
Donnamaria’s complete bio is available at: Donnamaria Culbreth