A portrait headshot of Deborah Richardson

Deborah J. Richardson has more than three decades of experience in transformative non-profit executive leadership in global, national, and local organizations working to advance civil and human rights for non-dominant identity groups. Deborah is a nationally recognized expert and advocate in advancing justice for women and their families, and convening cross-cultural, community-based coalitions working to advance equitable societies.  Her passion is mentoring the next generation of social justice advocates.

Deborah is recognized for her work by many organizations, among them, Auburn Theological Seminary, Georgia Justice Project, Shared Hope, and Spelman College Board of Trustees.  She serves on the Board of Directors of Welcoming America and Board of Visitors for the Georgia State University Honors College.