Naomi Doerner

Principal And Director Of Equity, Diversity, And Inclusion
Nelson Nygaard

Naomi Doerner is a nationally recognized transportation equity strategist with expertise in creating diverse and inclusive strategic planning processes and facilitating institutional change based on equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.

She is a collaborative transportation equity strategist, skilled at bringing diverse communities, organizations, and institutions together on core issues. She has extensive experience working with public sector staff, government agency leaders, and elected officials, as well as the technical experts on aspects of policymaking and planning that enable her to be effective at moving staff, leaders, and stakeholders towards a shared vision. She recently served as Seattle’s—and the nation’s—first ever Transportation Equity Manager. She is also the co-founder and national co-organizer for The Untokening, a national collective of leaders of color working to advance mobility justice.

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