anupama jain specializes in cross-sector diversity
and inclusion education, with an emphasis on cultural competency, global
awareness, and equity. She earned a PhD in literary and cultural studies and
spent more than a decade in higher education conducting original research,
teaching varied topics, and supporting diversity initiatives.
publication is the book How to Be South Asian in America: Narratives of
Ambivalence and Belonging (Temple University Press, 2011), which
investigates how immigration patterns have changed America, including work,
home, and families. The major narrative explored in the book is the American
In 2014, anu founded Inclusant, working with individual organizations,
creating coalitions and networks, and designing original professional
development programming. Expertise areas are organizational
self-assessments, policy development, facilitating task forces, promoting
teambuilding, and enabling community partnerships.