Dr. Arlene Ford is a thought leader and education change agent.


She works with educators and education organizations to support lasting transformational change through capacity building around equity and inclusion. Through the Equity Inquiry Project, she supports the development and growth of educators’ critical thinking and consciousness around the systemic issues in urban education. Her work includes facilitating transformative learning, dialogue and reflection of school leaders, administrators and teachers. 

Dr. Ford speaks to a variety of institutions on issues of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Arlene J.


Founder & CEO of Equity Inquiry Project Inc.

Our mission is to develop the courageous capacity of educators to deepen their compassionate understanding of inequality and develop their equity capacity through learning, reflection, and practice.
How do we increase equity capacity? 

START with a courageous & compassionate mindset

LEARN to deepen understanding of education & systemic inequality

REFLECT upon one's role and potential for impact

TAKE ACTION compassionately to address systemic issues

What is the Equity Inquiry Project Inc. (EquIP)?