Anti-Racism Best Practices for Independent Schools [Ep.83]

January 28, 2021 Peter Baron and Hans Mundahl

Dr. Derrick Gay is an internationally recognized diversity and inclusion strategist and has worked with over 500 organizations around the world. Dr. Gay began his career teaching and serving as a senior administrator in a number of independent schools across the country.  His work has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, 60 minutes, El Tiempo Latino, and The Washington Post, to name a few, and he event consults with Sesame Street!

Derrick spoke at both our 2019 and 2020 annual conferences and he was a guest on the podcast last winter way back before COVID, exploring opportunities and challenges around Diversity and Inclusion.

This coming spring Derrick is running his popular online course again: Reframing and Leading Diversity Through and Post-COVID-19, where he frames Diversity and Inclusion issues and strategies for independent school administrators.



About the Author

Peter Baron and Hans Mundahl

Peter Baron is EMA's chief member relations officer, responsible for the creation and oversight of our external programs as well as our membership promise. He oversees marketing and communications, member recruitment and retention, and outreach functions, as well as leadership training programs, research, and other related strategic initiatives. With a career spent in product development, sales, relationship development, and marketing, Peter's success has been built on listening to schools' and families' needs. Hans Mundahl is EMA's director of professional development and has been an educator since 1995, when he first stepped into the classroom as a Fulbright exchange teacher in the former East Germany. Since then, Hans has taught in a variety of settings, including as an Outward Bound instructor, classroom teacher, house parent, and in higher ed. Hans has served in just about every role possible in an independent school including as an admission officer, program leader, trustee, and head of school.

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