Jennifer Addison (she/they)
In her current role as coordinator in the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) team, Jennifer contributes to the advancement and implementation of BDC’s DEI talent strategy. Previously, as a member of the Learning and Development team, she supported the development and deployment of DEI trainings. She is also an active member of the LGBTQ2+ and Visible Minority employee resource groups.
Born and raised outside of Washington, D.C., Jennifer’s passion for social impact started at a young age. Driven by a desire to create a more just, equitable world and to inspire others to take action, she worked in the non-profit industry for 10 years prior to joining BDC in 2021.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She completed her 200-hour yoga teaching certification in 2014 and co-leads an initiative called Belonging that creates healing spaces centered around the health and wellness needs of Black, Indigenous, and other people of colour.