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Nicole Ivy

Dr. Nicole Ivy is committed to helping museums become more equitable. As AAM’s director of inclusion, she uses strategic foresight and organizational management principles to incite transformative change. A professional futurist and a historical thinker, she is passionate about visual culture, public history, and arts education. (Ph.D. Yale University, B.A. University of Florida)

Recent Posts by Nicole Ivy

Facing Change: A New Report from the American Alliance of Museums’ Working Group on DEAI

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
As director of inclusion at AAM, I help shape the Alliance’s strategic direction in our diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI) focus area. I am responsible for leading our …

FutureLab: Hiring Bias

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Since the start of my fellowship over 18 months ago—and certainly before that–the Center for the Future of Museums has been exploring new hiring practices and thinking about how …

Five Strategies for Promoting Workforce Equity: Future-proofing the Museum Workforce

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the January/February issue of Museum magazine. 1: Re-think Cultural Fit Employers, market researchers, and cultural influencers alike have recently …

Talking About Museums and Internships

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Hi, Nicole here! Throughout the course of my work on museums and labor at CFM this past year, I have had the pleasure of talking with—and learning from—colleagues across the US in various …

The Labor of Diversity

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
This article originally appeared in the January/February 2016 edition of the Museum magazine.  Museums serve as places of collaboration, education, and reflection. They exist in stunning …

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