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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

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 …

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

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
This article originally appeared in the January/February edition of Museum magazine. 1: Re-think Cultural Fit Employers, market researchers, and cultural influencers alike have recently …

The Labor of Diversity

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 …