Derrick Gay

Diversity and Educational Consultant

The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Diversity for the 21st Century

Monday, September 27, 1:00 – 2:00 pm (General Session) and 2:30-3:30 pm (Breakout)

Dr. Derrick Gay is an internationally recognized consultant to businesses, educational, arts, and philanthropic organizations around the world on issues of Diversity and Inclusion, and Global Citizenship. In this capacity, Dr. Gay partners with organizations, domestically and abroad, to promote empathy, cultivate cultural competency, and deepen inclusion.

Dr. Gay’s approach draws from 20 years of experience working on issues of Diversity and Inclusion, and Global Citizenship with diverse organizations spanning multiple sectors.  A graduate of Oberlin College, Oberlin Conservatory, the Klingenstein Center at Columbia University, and The University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Gay’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, NPRand on