Dountonia S. Batts has 17+ years of experience as a DEI and racial equity practitioner, consultant, advocate, and educator partnering with government agencies, organizations, academic institutions, businesses, faith-based initiatives, and communities seeking to advance their mission by promoting DEI values.
Anita Jackson has 11 years of experience working with nonprofits. Her Bachelor’s degree is from IUPUI in Education and she is currently pursuing her MPA in Nonprofit Management from the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. Anita is originally from Louisville, KY but has resided in Indianapolis for 24 years. She has two adult children.
Kristina Hulvershorn has seen that human beings aren’t doing right by our planet, our fellow animals, or by one another. She firmly believes that there are better ways to exist on this planet. She is passionate about using education, compassion, and creativity to uncover them and create meaningful ways for us to live in ways that are aligned with our ethics.
Brooke Shoopman’s passion for teaching junior high quickly grew into a pressing need to learn about the practices and policies that help students thrive. With the unending support of colleagues and the guidance of amazing practitioners, she dove headfirst into the world of social-emotional learning.
Iliana Enriquez has BSPA in Civic Leadership with minors in Spanish and Public Management. One of her most valuable experiences from her undergraduate career was being a social justice scholar. As a social justice scholar, she was able to grow her passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion. She takes that passion and implements it in all facets of her life.
Liz Guadiana is currently attending Ivy Tech and will transfer to IUPUI in 2022 to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. The experience of learning about our criminal justice system cultivated her passion for social justice, criminal justice reform, and civil rights.
Clare Wildhack-Noaln is deeply committed to doing equity through the lens of education and facilitation, because from a young age her heart broke when she realized that the values of love and caring that she was taught growing up were not extended to all people.
Katrina Brown earned her Bachelors in Sociology and English Literature from Ball State University in 2019. She is a lifelong scholar committed to the liberation of all people and spends her personal and professional life in pursuit of meaningful ways to build and heal communities.
Hillary has been preparing K-12 and adult learners for the actualities of academia and real-world applications for over 15 years. Additionally, her experiences include professional development facilitator, Haitian Creole Liaison and various learning modalities of behavioral science. Hillary Duncombe is a graduate of Full Sail University.
Heidi brings nearly 30 years of experience as a therapist in mental health, mind/body medicine and community facilitation to the Peace Learning Center. She has a MA and is a board-certified Dance/movement Therapist, a registered yoga teacher and Instinctive Meditation coach.