As a proud, queer woman of color and a daughter of immigrants, Jamie Umanzor is honored to have been the YMCA’s first national manager dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion and equity. Today, Jamie is the founder and principal consultant for C3 Equity Consulting, which provides LGBTQ+ and organizational Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) consulting with a focus on culturally humble and trauma-informed business, community, and human resources strategies.
Jamie holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. in Public Administration from Capella University. She is a self-proclaimed “super nerd” with a great passion for indigenous spirituality, natural healing, and Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). She is currently running a pre-colonial, indigenous Hawaiian-inspired D&D campaign and supports two weekly D&D live streams in her spare time. Jamie also carries two sets of polyhedral dice on her person at all times.