March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
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Heather Browning

Stanford University
Program Director, Emerson Fellowship: Transforming Dialogue into Action
San Francisco Bay Area
Heather O. Browning is an educator and thought leader with over 10 years of experience in roles related to institutional diversity and inclusion within higher education. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from California State University, Long Beach, and Master of Science in College Counseling & Student Development from Azusa Pacific University. Currently, she serves as the Program Director for the Emerson Fellowship: Transforming Dialogue into Action at Stanford University. She also serves as a member of the Diversity & Inclusion committee for her department where she works on strategies and initiatives aimed at increasing inclusion and equitable practices. In addition, Heather has authored publications, most recently Debunking the Myth of Job Fit in Student Affairs where she co-authored the chapter Code word “FIT”: Exploring the systemic exclusion of professionals of color in Predominantly White Institutions.