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Donna Bivens

Boston, MA , United States

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Donna Bivens currently works as Project Director of the Boston Busing/Desegregation Project at the Union of Minority Neighborhoods (UMN). Before working at UMN, she served many years as co-director of the Women’s Theological Center in Boston, a center of women’s theological education grounded in social action.

Donna has done racial equity consulting and training for over 10 years, working with scores of organizations around the country to help facilitate their creation of diverse, inclusive, equitable, culturally competent and high-performing organizations. Her racial equity work focuses on systemic racism, class and internalized racism. Her publications include “Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building” (co-author), “The Possibility of Transformation: 25 Years Later,” in the book Education as Liberation “Internalized Racism: A Definition” and “Struggling through Injury in the Work of Love” (co-author).

Specialty Areas: Consulting, Diversity