"I am personally committed to diversity, and strive to use my voice to advocate for underrepresented groups and to support inclusivity. I believe that we can learn so much from each other by sharing our experiences and being open to ideas and perspectives different from our own.
Every identity is important and valuable."
Evelyn is a social psychologist and self-described data geek. Her cutting-edge research on how to detect, discuss, and confront racial bias has been published in peer-reviewed journals and funded by the National Science Foundation. Evelyn prioritizes a translational approach to research and works to bridge academic communities doing research and people who desire to use those insights to inform their work. As Director, Training & People Development at Paradigm, Evelyn partners with leadership teams to design evidence-based practices that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. Based in Los Angeles, she works extensively with entertainment industry clients; she also has clients in financial services, higher education, law, non-profit, and technology.
Evelyn is a highly sought-after speaker, and she regularly presents across the country and internationally on her own research, as well as on how scientific findings can help us respond to and understand issues of the day related to race, identity, and intergroup relations. Evelyn holds a B.A. from Northwestern University, an M.A. from University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University. In 2018, Indiana University recognized her on their 20 Under 40 alumni list.