Rita Sampson

Chief of Equal Employment Opportunity & Diversity
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Rita is the Chief of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity within the ODNI. In this role she advises the Director of National Intelligence on all matters relating to compliance with federal EEO laws, policies, and directives that impact the ODNI workforce and the Intelligence Community. In addition, Rita develops and implements strategic approaches for achieving the IC's diversity and inclusion goals, and she reports to Congress and Executive Branch agencies to provide transparency and accountability for results. She engages across the IC to establish best practices for compliance with EEO and diversity objectives, including: investigation and resolution of EEO complaints, provision of accommodations for individuals with disabilities, and fostering career development and leadership opportunities. Prior to joining the ODNI, Ms. Sampson served in various capacities within the United States Department of Justice.

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