Jacqueline “Jacquie” Johnson is Director of Professional Development at the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC), an organization that works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success through inclusion. In her role, she designs, delivers, and evaluates diversity, equity, and inclusion programs conducted for VCIC’s workplace clients across Virginia. Jacquie also provides DEI coaching and mentoring services, as an independent consultant, for cultural and place-based organizations (e.g., historic preservation, architecture, museums, real estate).
Jacquie has a diverse background that includes workplace diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) strategy, instructional design, project management, and underrepresented community engagement. A social scientist and avid lifelong learner, Jacquie is especially interested in how DEI practices, adult learning, and inner self-work help organizations create and enhance communities for everyone to thrive.
Before joining VCIC, she managed special projects and training programs for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity, and Morgan Lewis, a global law firm. Jacquie received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University and her Master’s degree in Anthropology/International Development from George Washington University.