Darlene Sampson | Diversity & Equity Consultants

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Dr. Darlene Sampson lives by her late parent’s mantra: “Giving back to others is in your DNA-you must respect and honor the shoulders you have stood on.” Her research and published work are focused in the areas of academic performance specifically relating to Children of Color. Specialties include parent engagement, program review, trauma-responsive care, racial bullying, adultification of Black Children, culturally responsive social work and mental wellness, authentic engagement in schools, disproportionality and equity reviews, equity trajectories, consultation, and culturally responsive curricular augmentation. Dr. Sampson has maintained a space of social justice and cultural humility as she works across the education and social work fields as an administrator, leader, and equity specialist. Dr. Sampson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and also earned a Ph.D., in Educational Leadership with emphasis on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. As the Executive Director of Diversity & Equity Consultants, Dr. Sampson and collaborative partners engage in equity work across the country. In her spare time, Dr. Sampson travels abroad, loves Mexican food, enjoys her large extended family, loves to ride her cruiser bike, and enjoys nurturing her two grandchildren.

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