Cecilia Stanton Adams

The Diversity Institute

Cecilia Stanton Adams, CEO of The Diversity Institute, is known for her track record as an accomplished educator and diversity thought leader. She is committed to a holistic approach to transforming organizations, teams, and individuals with the principles of equity and inclusion. Her visionary approach inspires others to recognize the diversity their organizations may be overlooking in: recruitment, retention, training, supplier diversity, and community relations.

Stanton Adams holds a BA in Psychology from Bloomfield College in New Jersey and an MA in Sociology/Psychology from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, where she also completed a Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Psychology. She is a volunteer at the Black Women’s Wealth Alliance, Hispanic MBA, the Sexual Violence Center, Junior Achievement, and serves on the board of TeamWomen.