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About Ebony Bryant

Ebony Freeland BryantEbony Freeland Bryant is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at the North Carolina Bar Association, supporting the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the NCBA and celebrating and promoting the richness of diversity among NCBA members, volunteers and employees. Formerly, she served as the Director of Diversity Initiatives at Duke University School of Law. Prior to her work at Duke, Ebony worked at the National Association for College Admission Counseling in Professional Development and at her alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Ebony’s professional activities include the creation and direction of the Duke PreLaw Fellowship Program, a 4-week residential pipeline program that ran for five years and exposed almost 120 underrepresented college students to the rigors and requirements of law school and a career in law. She has given presentations and trainings on implicit bias, privilege and building community. She has served on the LSAC Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pipeline Programs Work Group, the Duke Law DEI Faculty Committee, and as the Information Officer for the LSAC Minority Network. Beginning in 2020, she served as the president of the UNCW African American Graduate Association and a member of the UNCW Chancellor’s Renewal & Change Committee to assist in addressing the university’s response to the events of 2020 and beyond. Connect with Ebony on LinkedIn.