As Vice President for Equity and Justice, Caroline Blackwell leads the creation and implementation of products and services that support NAIS’s commitment to develop and sustain inclusive independent school communities.
Prior to joining NAIS, Caroline served as the executive director of the Metro Human Relations Commission in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, she worked as director of multicultural affairs for the University School of Nashville. Caroline holds numerous certifications in mediation, conflict resolution, and facilitation. A long-time volunteer with NAIS, Caroline is the lead facilitator for the Diversity Leadership Institute, has been a chair and now leads NAIS’s People of Color Conference, and is also a contributor to NAIS publications.