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Tonisha Jester

  • Program Director Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Tonisha Jester, Program Director, at the USC, Marshall School of Business Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a catalyst for change and passionate about infusing values around diversity, inclusion, climate and equity into all programs and activities. Tonisha has over 20 years of experience in higher education, program planning and implementation, project, and budget management; the breadth of her experience is comprehensive.

Tonisha’s educational background is in Sociology with an emphasis in the sociology of education and communities and urban sociology; also includes organization al leadership, project management and enrollment management and policy.

Tonisha’s personal mantra, “Lift as I Climb” is her guiding life principle. She believes we all achieve much more when we collaborate, share resources, and support others to be the best they can be.

Tonisha Jester