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Joshua Dodds

Joshua Dodds

Keynote Speaker: DEI Professional & Professor

Joshua Dodds Biography

With issues of racial justice, equity, and anti-racism on the rise, Joshua Dodds is a timely voice, speaking truth and cultivating essential conversations to empower others to embrace understanding and active engagement as a means to creating change.

Joshua Dodds is an experienced Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Professional who is committed to supporting faculty, students, employees, and businesses in exercising inclusive teaching and learning in the pursuit of education. With a clear pulse on issues of equity and racial justice and best practices for cultivating a welcoming and cohesive culture, he specializes in providing guidance in shaping and shifting the culture of educational and corporate spaces.

Dodds holds a Masters of Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in Amherst, MA. His national memberships include designation as a Leadership Fellows Diversity Mentor with the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE).

Dodds is experienced in facilitating small group working sessions, participating as a guest for podcast, panels or video features, conducting DEI trainings in both educational and corporate settings, and speaking to larger audiences for conferences and other events. His breadth of expertise includes developing and creating diversity initiatives for college campuses, training companies on cultural competency and best practices for diversity and inclusion, presenting local, regional, and national conferences centered on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and teaching college level courses in the field. Engaging, thought-provoking and inspirational, Dodds’ conversations are designed to help people examine the social, psychological, and institutional implications of race and culture as dynamic forces influencing society and human service delivery.

Dodds employs storytelling and researched-based truth-telling to provide his audience a theoretical overview of race and racism, historical and current manifestations of racism, racial identity formation, fundamentals of cultural competence and effective strategies for promoting anti-racism and anti-oppressive practice critical to educational and societal growth. His goal is to challenge peoples’ assumptions about bias, prejudice, and difference, and increase their ability to approach cultural understanding and the promotion of social justice.

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Joshua Dodds Videos

Speaking Truths Featuring Joshua Dodds - YouTube
Issues of Race, Diversity and Oppression: A Conversation with Josh Dodds

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What topics does Joshua Dodds speak about?

Joshua Dodds is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Thought Leadership, DEI, Future Of Work, Business, Professors, College, Diversity, Social Activism, Social Justice, Black Heritage and Culture.

Where does Joshua Dodds travel from?

Joshua Dodds generally travels from Amherst, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Joshua Dodds is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Thought Leadership, DEI and Future Of Work. The estimated speaking fee range to book Joshua Dodds for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Joshua Dodds generally travels from Amherst, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bethaney Wilkinson, Israel Greene and Xernona Clayton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joshua Dodds for an upcoming event.

Joshua Dodds Videos

Speaking Truths Featuring Joshua Dodds - YouTube
Issues of Race, Diversity and Oppression: A Conversation with Josh Dodds
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