China L. Jude, Ed.D.

Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Dr. China Jude was named Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on April 26, 2021. In a newly created role for the organization, Jude works closely with football, business and community leadership on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy.

Jude guides the team's internal DEI committee, increasing viewership and participation in organization-wide programming, and has strengthened DEI presence in the corporate partnership area. She also has successfully introduced, researched, and vetted the launch of an anonymous reporting platform and newly created recruitment strategies to increase ethnic minorities in the application pipeline.