top of page
Untitled design (10).png

Evie DuVernay

Evie DuVernay (she/they) is a proud Cleveland resident who has a passion for community, service, and the amplification of marginalized voices. Previously, they served in positions at The LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland and The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio with a primary focus on issues of inclusion and equity around race, ethnicity, (dis)ability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity and/or expression.

They have developed and delivered programs extensively throughout the United States around diversity & inclusion, including a large-scale LGBTQ+ Cultural Competence program in preparation for the 2014 Gay Games in Northeastern Ohio. Evie has been named by The Plain Dealer as one of Cleveland’s Community Heroes for their work with young adults and received an LGBT Heritage Day Award from the City of Cleveland for work in education and social services. They were named one of the top five most influential people in Northeast Ohio for LGBTQ+ advocacy by Cleveland Magazine, and Cisgender Ally of the Year by the Northeast Ohio Transgender community. Evie holds a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from Notre Dame College and a Master of Arts, Psychology from Cleveland State University and certification in diversity management.

bottom of page