Meet the DEI Team
Lisa Haynes, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Amber Lawrence, Associate Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Ashley Reid, Specialist, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Ashley supports the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and culture at MBA. She works with the DEI team and employee resource group EMBRACE to deepen the understanding and embodiment of equity and inclusion. Ashley brings a diverse wealth of experience and knowledge in community building, equity and inclusion, and community care.
Prior to joining MBA, Ashley utilized her facilitation and organizing skills at Kindred Communities where she partnered with school communities across the Washington, D.C. metro area to help address issues of inequity, and build deeper connections
between staff, school leaders, and families to create a more inclusive and equitable community. She’s also served as an advocate and facilitator in various communities including Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, NJ, and the Marin
Interfaith Council in Marin County, CA.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Print Journalism from North Carolina A&T State University, Master of Arts in Management from Wake Forest School of Business, and a Master of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary.
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