Phyllis D. Braxton, M.Ed. is a native of Moss Point, Mississippi working to help build more inclusive organizations for nearly twenty years. Working for human service organizations like the St. Paul Urban League as Director of Teen Pregnancy Prevention, the Girl Scout Council of St. Croix Valley as a Membership Development Director and for Minnesota Independent School Forum as Director of Multicultural Services where she supported 40 private high schools throughout the state of Minnesota on advancing their diversity initiatives.  Phyllis also served as Director of Diversity Initiatives for Totino-Grace High School.

 Phyllis earned a BA in English Language & Literature from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, GA and a M.Ed. in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota.

 Phyllis brings a depth and breadth of experience through her work as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota in HRD and St. Mary’s University for Culturally Responsive Teaching Certification, former Co-Director and team leader for Minnesota S.E.E.D. (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity), certified Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Administrator, Intercultural Conflict Styles (ICS), Cultural Detective and Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI).

Phyllis D. Braxton

"Change is inevitable - Progress is optional"