Dr. Darnisa Amante
Tri-Chair for RIDES Institute
Dr. Darnisa Amante is an educational and racial equity strategist that is deeply committed to the study of culture; innovation; and adult development. Since earning her master’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University, and her doctorate from Harvard’s Educational Leadership Doctorate (Ed.L.D.), Dr. Amante has honed her knowledge of culture and adult development to transform organizational and school cultures on issues of equity; change management and re-design. Dr. Amante currently serves as the President of The Disruptive Equity Education Project (DEEP) and an adjunct lecturer at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.