Event Speakers & Facilitators

Derrick Gay

Ed.D., Diversity and Educational Consultant
Diversity and Inclusion Consultant working with organizations around the world to cultivate cultural competency, promote empathy and deepen inclusion.

An educator with 23 years experience in independent schools, Dr. Derrick Gay is an internationally recognized consultant to organizations, both domestically and abroad, on issues of Diversity and Inclusion, Cultural Competency, and Global Citizenship. Dr. Gay collaborates with thought leaders to cultivate cultural competency, promote empathy, and deepen inclusion. Dr. Gay has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post The Huffington Post, El Tiempo Latino and on NPR, The Brian Leher Show, and 60 Minutes.

Dr. Gay has also produced two TEDx Talks: "The Double-Edged Sword," which explores the irony that the word diversity often undermines diversity goals; and "Why Elephants Hold the Key to Success in the 21st Century," which explores the nature of racial discourse in the United States.