Founding Director – Center for Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs (CDIMA)
Trinice McNally (she/her) is a Black Queer Feminist Migrant & Survivor who is a nationally recognized transformative leader, student affairs professional, organizer, and creative committed to the liberation of oppressed people. She is most passionate about developing strategies, initiatives, and curating spaces for historically marginalized populations to transform & thrive through programmatic, advocacy & political education efforts. Trinice was born in London, England by way of Jamaica as a grandchild of the Windrush generation. She considers herself a practitioner of diasporic spiritual practices and is a priest of Ifa (Iyanifa) and Obatala (Iyaloriśa) in the Yoruba tradition. Trinice currently serves as the founding director of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), founding organizer of the Envisioning Safety On Our Campuses DMV Project and is the founding director/CEO of TJM Forward Culture, Education, and Organizing Group, a creative educational consultant agency committed to developing art, program and organizing initiatives that mobilize societal change & transformation.