Jade Johnson is the assistant director of diversity programs in the Office of Intercultural Student Engagement at RISD. In this role, she coordinates programming that is intended to educate students, faculty and staff on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion. She previously served as coordinator of diversity and inclusion at the Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine, graduate assistant of the Office of Diversity Education (CMU) and host/producer of the Diversity Diagnoses podcast. Johnson holds BS and MA degrees from CMU in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts with a concentration in Electronic Media Studies and Journalism. She is a Michigan native, proud aunt and a Jeopardy! fanatic.