Jordyne Blaise, Esq., is a renowned diversity, inclusion, and equity consultant and strategist. She works with organizations interested in making their vision for equity and inclusion a reality. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English, with a minor in African American studies, and her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida. Jordyne’s expertise in Civil Rights enforcement and diversity change management comes from her work with various companies and organizations including Harvard Law School, NC State University and the District of Columbia Government.
She is Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at bluebird bio.
As a writer, public speaker, and activist, Blaise focuses her work on diversity, inclusion, equity, Black women and girls, gender based violence, and social justice. Blaise has been published nationally as a leading scholar-activist in the areas of civil rights, Black feminist legal and social theory, and intersectionality. Her contributions have been featured in The Atlantic, TIME, and Essence. Jordyne currently operates her own consulting group, with a wide range of clients across the country including Johns Hopkins University, a large public hospital system, K-12 public school districts and Fortune 50 companies.
For Jordyne, social justice is an integral part of her professional life, but also highlighted in her public service efforts. She is an active philanthropist and proud milestone member of the Georgetown University Loyalty Society, Board Chair of the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute for Advocacy and Social Action, Board member of St. Louisiens for Haiti, and an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She has also served as a Commissioner of the City of Raleigh Human Relations Commission, Member of the Georgetown University African American Advisory Board and a volunteer with both the YMCA and YWCA.
Jordyne is an avid reader, writer, critical race theorist, and womanist, local to Miami Gardens, Florida, St. Louis Du Sud, Haiti, and Washington, DC. She is a proud mom to dog Dade and enjoys watching critically acclaimed dramas, live tweeting major television events, and singing along to R&B music in her spare time.