Assistant Head of School for Equity, Inclusion, and Counseling at Westland School
Rasheda Carroll is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity and belonging. As a facilitator, she supports personal and organizational growth through reflective practice, critical thinking, and skill-building. Rasheda believes that good intentions must be coupled with knowledge and skills to create inclusive communities. Rasheda served as the Director of Equity and Inclusion at Wildwood School for 18 years and designed the Multicultural Leadership Institute hosted by the Wildwood Outreach Center. Previously, she worked with public schools at the Orange County Human Relations Council providing diversity and conflict mediation training.
Recently, Rasheda was co-chair of NAIS’ 2017 People of Color Conference. She is a facilitator for the California Teachers Development Collaborative (CADTC) and a consultant for VISIONS, Inc., an organization committed to helping create environments where differences are recognized, understood, appreciated, and utilized for the benefit of all.
Rasheda grew up in a blended, interracial family in Huntington Beach, CA. She loves traveling with her daughter, hiking and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Rasheda earned her B.A. in sociology at California State University, Fullerton and a Master's degree in psychology at Pepperdine University.