VBRN Professional Development Workshop 2022
(Event Time TBD)
This event on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be facilitated by Dr. Angela Batista whose bio follows. Program details will be released closer to the event date.
Dr. Angela E. Batista is a passionate certified Coach, author, speaker, DEI strategist, facilitator and diversity, equity and inclusion consultant. She is the Founder and CEO of Batista Consulting Services, LLC and the 2020-21 NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Board Chair. She is also the lead editor of the 2018 publication, Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success.
With decades of leadership and professional experience, Angela is the former Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Champlain College. She has worked in K-12 and higher education institutions across the United States and also held senior level positions at Oregon State University, the University of Southern Indiana and Mills College. She also worked at the University of Vermont and Lynn University. Angela is a former Marriage and Family Therapist and an experienced high school teacher, counselor and administrator.
In addition to being an award winning teacher and higher education leader, Angela is recognized as an expert, both nationally and internationally, and has received multiple awards. In 2020, she was named as a NASPA Pillar of the Profession and has received several other honors and awards, including the 2017 NASPA Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community (LKC) Service Award and the 2013 NASPA LKC Administrator of the Year Award. The University of Vermont established the Angela Batista Social Justice Award, awarded to an undergraduate student every year, in 1999.
Angela earned her doctorate in Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and her master’s degree from the University of Vermont. Her undergraduate work was completed at Brooklyn College in New York City. Additionally, Angela earned Coaching Certification from the Academy of Creative Coaching, an International Certificate in Gestalt Leadership and Organization Change, Appreciative Inquiry Certification, from the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry and a Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University. More information about Angela and her work can be found at www.drangelabatista.com. Follow Angela on LinkedIn at or via Twitter @drangelabatista.