Deborah Stanley-McAulay honored by CT Chapter of NAACP

October 29, 2021

Deborah Stanley-McAulay, Associate Vice President for Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture, was recently honored by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as one of the state’s 100 most influential leaders.

With a focus on advocating for equal rights and eliminating discrimination based on race, the NAACP honored Deborah for multiple reasons including using her influence in the service of others and to strengthen communities. Never happy with the status quo, she continually advocates for positive change and champions causes greater than herself.

In her role, she oversees the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, WorkLife and Child Care and New Haven Hiring Iniative; Deborah has oversight of the University’s progress in diversity and ensures and facilitates an integrated vision shared responsibility for diversity. Under Deborah’s leadership, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) works collaboratively to accomplish the institution’s diversity goals.

“Deb’s work touches many individuals. I’m so glad the NAACP recognized all her efforts. A consummate professional, she is always looking to be an ally and problem-solve for the greater good of everybody. Being new to the University, I look forward to collaborating more with her and making Yale and the surrounding community a better place to live and work in,” John Whelan, Vice President, Human Resources.

Deborah, along with Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins, and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, AChief Ronnell Higgins and Deborah Stanley-McAulay honored at NAACP awards ceremony.

ssociate Dean for Health Equity Research and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine at Yale University, were honored at the NAACP’s 100 Most Influential awards dinner.

Congratulations to all!