Martinique Starnes, Ed.D. ’15 is the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice at Westside Neighborhood School (WNS) in Los Angeles. She is a champion for equity and inclusion and works tirelessly to ensure that diverse voices are included at all levels of the education space. Before her role at WNS, she served as Manager of Diversity, Outreach, and Community Development for the California Charter Schools Association and as Dean of Counseling and Student Affairs at Verbum Dei High School. She also served as an adjunct professor of Communication Studies at Long Beach City College.