Jasmine C. Marks | Equitas Health

Jasmine C. Marks (She/Her) is the senior director of Equity & Education, leading the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and the Equitas Health Institute. Dr. Marks is an equity and justice practitioner with expertise in aiding organizations and institutions in antiracist/anti-oppressive transformation. She has spent more than 10 years in the DEI field, including higher education and the non-profit sector. Her passion for the public good is at the core of her work, as she champions equitable access to healthcare and education.

Highlights of her work include prioritizing the support and empowerment of minoritized stakeholders, radically transforming organizational culture, cultivating inclusive educational opportunities, and creating equitable policies and practices. She is a 2020 YWCA Columbus Leadership for Social Change Program graduate and a 2022 LGBTQ+ Leadership Award recipient. She also enjoys working part-time as a DEI consultant.

In addition to leading institutional change, Dr. Marks works with folks at the interpersonal and individual levels as a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and Certified DiSC Coach. She also recently received her SHRM-CP credential. She holds a Doctor of Education in Educational Studies from The Ohio State University and lives in Columbus. Outside of work, Dr. Marks enjoys reading, singing, and traveling.