CHRISTINE PLATT has over ten years of experience as an advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of South Florida, M.A. in African and African American Studies from The Ohio State University, and J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. Christine currently serves as a Culture, Equity & Inclusion Expert for non-profit and for-profit organizations. She formerly served as the Managing Director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University. A believer in the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine's work centers on teaching culture, equity, and inclusion through culturally-responsive literature for people of all ages.