Vanity Jenkins is the founder and principal consultant of ShiftED Consulting. She created the organization with the vision of abolishing racism and anti-blackness from organizations across America. ShiftED’s mission is to provide communities the knowledge and skills to eradicate anti-blackness and white supremacy culture individually, interpersonally, and systemically so that individuals and organizations can build inclusive, productive, and thriving environments.
"EDUCATION IS FOR IMPROVING THE LIVES OF OTHERS AND FOR LEAVING YOUR COMMUNITY AND WORLD BETTER THAN YOU FOUND IT"
MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE
Vanity has almost two decades of experience working for and advising nonprofits, district leaders, principals, charter networks, and companies on equitable practices and racial literacy. Vanity has been guided by a lifelong commitment to equity for children, families, and communities. She has designed and facilitated content to over 2000 principals, non-profit employees, and C-Suite leaders across the country. The content that she has designed has always been grounded in culturally relevant leadership and organizational equity.
An inclusive, goals-oriented leader, Vanity’s teams consistently scored in the top 10% on the national Great Places to Work Survey. Vanity is bolstered by the hope that the work she does will one day lead to the dismantlement of systems of oppression and that there will exist a world in which all children and communities thrive. Vanity holds certifications in Women’s Leadership, Restorative Justice, and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.
Providing communities the knowledge and skills to abolish anti-blackness and white supremacy culture individually, interpersonally, and systemically so that individuals and organizations are inclusive, productive, thriving teams
To eradicate racism and anti-blackness from organizations across America