Roxanne (she/her) believes wholeheartedly that words shape reality and that a writer’s job, especially regarding DEI, is to put the best words in the best order to shape the best reality. As a Certified Diversity Executive and Managing Editor at TDM, she writes, researches, and edits our courses, guides, articles, and more. Roxanne has a bachelor’s degree in English and linguistics from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master’s of Philosophy from Cambridge University in England.
She has previously worked as a marketer, editor, bartender, college professor, and brand manager, most recently in craft beer and hospitality. She also serves as Co-Chair of Raleigh Oak Charter, a K-6 Public Waldorf school. Roxanne is a mother, wife, daughter, runner, and yogi.
Why DEI? Because I believe all people deserve the chance to be self-sufficient. And also because, as the Lorax says, “unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.”