• Neijma Celestine-Donnor, Associate Dean and Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Assistant Clinical Professor

    Dean Celestine-Donnor(she/her) began her role at the School of Social Work in August 2020. She leads the school’s diversity and anti-oppression efforts and helps guide the achievement of a new standard for inclusive excellence. As a member of the Dean’s leadership team, Dean Celestine-Donnor has a strategic position responsible for promoting and enabling an inclusive environment for faculty, students, and staff while championing organizational change. She is a proud graduate of University of Maryland’s School of Social Work program as well as the University of Baltimore School of Law.

  • Julia Scott, DEI Coordinator for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Julia Scott (she/her) is the DEI Coordinator in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Social Work. In her role, she develops diversity and inclusion-focused education, programs, and events for the SSW faculty, staff, students, and local community. Locally, Julia also works with Baltimore Racial Justice Action (BRJA), which works with individuals and organizations to fight against racism & other forms of institutional oppression. With BRJA, she serves as an Advisory Board Member, Primary Trainer, and 13th of the Month Event Co-Coordinator. Her interest revolves around using Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppression frameworks to approach community building and leadership programming. Julia earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Morgan State University.

Contact the SSW’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at sswdeioffice@ssw.umaryland.edu.

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