Elizabeth Denevi

deneviELIZABETH DENEVI, PhD, Co-Director of Diversity at Georgetown Day School (GDS)
Elizabeth is a California native who has been an educator for the past 20 years. After completing her undergraduate degree at Northwestern, she completed her MA in American Studies at Columbia. She spent many years as a classroom teacher and completed her doctoral research on adolescent racial identity development. For the past 9 years, she has worked as a senior administrator at GDS, founded as the first racially diverse school in Washington DC in 1945. Through the Office of Diversity, Elizabeth and Co-Director Mariama Richards develop and implement multicultural curricula, programs, and policy initiatives for grades PreK-12. Elizabeth serves as an advisor to parents, trustees, staff, and students throughout the school community on all issues of equity and diversity. In addition to her work at GDS, she is a national consultant to schools on issues of equity and strategic planning for diversity.