Last night was our fourth time gathering to Strive to Be Anti-racist. Dana Hall has prioritized this conversation because of the concerns shared with us throughout the last few months by students, teachers, alums, families, staff members, and friends of Dana Hall. The Black Lives Matter protests in response to Continue reading Striving to be Anti-racist
There are a couple of moments in the year when diversity practitioners in an organization are called upon to weigh in on a conversation: during a crisis and in preparation for cultural heritage days/months. While this is not necessarily a best practice, this is true of most institutions that claim Continue reading Shrine goes up… on a Tuesday
I wish I had gone to Dana Hall School. I find myself having this thought or saying this out loud at least once a week. In my role as the Director of Community, Equity and Inclusion, together with our Admissions team, I am charged with spreading the word about our Continue reading I wish I had gone to Dana Hall School
Last week the National Coalition of Girls Schools published an article summarizing new research conducted at UCLA to support that “Girls’ School Graduates Have a Clear Edge Over Coeducated Peers” (February, 2019). I devoured the article. The findings are empowering and give girls’ schools many reasons to celebrate. According to Continue reading Celebrate… and get back to work!
On my first official day as Dana Hall’s Director of Community, Equity and Inclusion, I was warmly welcomed with smiles, hugs, a box of Lysol wipes and of course, plenty of Dana Hall swag. A couple of days later, with my Dana Hall Blue Tote in tow, I set off Continue reading Dana Swag: the Power of the Blue Bag