Brian Anthony Davis is Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at The Harker School. Brian previously served as Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco, California as well as a 9th-grade Ethnic Studies Course. Additionally, Brian is a Doctoral Student of Education at the University of San Francisco in International and Multicultural Education focusing on Racial Justice and Education. A graduate of The University of San Francisco School of Education and The Penn State University College of Liberal Arts, he is an unrelenting educator, award-winning activist, yoga teacher, historian, and passionate about creating a world of critical thinkers, racial justice advocates, and yoga for self-exploration. Brian’s speaking engagements around the U.S. led to Brian being highly sought out by TEDx. In 2017, Brian was selected to give a TED Talk, at TEDxPSU. His TED Talk has won him national recognition for his thoughtfulness and sophistication on inequality, racism, and the criminal justice system. Brian has received 50 awards for ethical leadership and activism domestically and internationally. Outside of education, Brian teaches yoga at the University of San Francisco and Ocean Yoga in Pacifica, CA. Brian is 300HR CYT specializing in Hatha Yoga and Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga.
Brian is one of the founding members of the Black Educology Journal at the University of San Francisco. The Journal of Black Educology is a collective of Black folx working to amplify and empower without the white gaze. The journal goes beyond the scope of academics to recognize the movers and shakers of emancipatory movements.
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