Dr. Victoria Farris
Victoria is a native New Yorker on a mission to encourage a more inclusive World. She is a disrupter, a truth teller, and a justice seeker, working to shine light onto truths that can be hard to recognize. Her research focuses on understanding, from the perspectives of folks of color, what White people can do to disrupt and dismantle systemic racism and Victoria has developed a framework for effective allyship that outlines an action-based guide for disrupting racism on individual, group, and organization levels. She launched Farris Consulting in 2017. Prior to that, Victoria served as a higher education leader for over a decade. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Marist College, a masters in higher education and student affairs from the University of Connecticut, and a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.