Student diversity and leadership programming, multicultural curriculum, facilitation training, faculty development workshops
Yvonne Adams is the Director of Diversity at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, a sixth through twelfth grade boarding/day school located in Austin, Texas, where she has worked for 24 years . In addition to overseeing diversity and equity initiatives at St. Stephen’s, Yvonne is an academic advisor, advisor of Unapologetic (Black Affinity Space), health teacher, Student Government sponsor, Varsity Girls basketball coach, and a house parent to eleventh grade girls. She is an educator, school administrator, diversity practitioner and activist, and a strong advocate for the disadvantaged and underrepresented. She serves on the board of Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit organization that provides a diverse population of students with opportunities to develop their creative and expository writing skills. Yvonne holds a B.S. in Community Health from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Education for School Leadership from the University of Texas at Tyler. She and her husband, Kevin, have three children: Brittany, KJ, and Jaila. Yvonne serves as the Member Liaison for the National Diversity Directors Institute, ensuring that the institute meets the individual and collective needs of our current and past cohort members.