Lana Bates – The role of the diversity director – PT 1

By Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Dr. Lana Asuncion-Bates is an experienced and enthusiastic cultural proficiency and diversity practitioner, consultant, and advocate with over 20 years of experience in the field of education. She has a demonstrated history of work in the public, private, and higher education school settings, as well as with local, state, and community agencies. Currently, Dr. Bates is the Director of Equity and Inclusion at an independent school in Maryland.