Organization: Educational Equity Institute
For 16 years, Ebonyse has been a devoted advocate, providing coordinated and comprehensive early childhood and family support services to improve educational and health outcomes for children and families of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Since 2015, Ebonyse has worked at the state level promoting racial equity in early childhood by providing training on diversity, inclusion and equity with a particular focus on implicit bias, racial socialization, and culturally responsive instruction to the early childhood workforce in North Carolina. Ebonyse is deeply committed to creating safe and brave spaces to talk about institutional racism and promote diversity and equity in early childhood. She is passionate about creating equitable programs and practices for diverse families and their children.