Justin Tomás Gomez (pronouns: he/they) is an educator at heart. As a Learning Facilitator, Justin helps individuals and organizations uncover their potential for effective and sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion work. Justin’s facilitation style prioritizes cultural intelligence, technology, and evidence-based strategies to make learning fun and accessible. Justin is a credentialed CQ® Certified Facilitator and Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF®).
Justin identifies as a Nepantlera or “Cultural Navigator” who has been successfully navigating cultures since birth. Justin is the youngest of four children in a multicultural, multigenerational, and multilingual family. Before joining Diversity Science, Justin served as the Principal Facilitator for KOLCHA Collaborative, where he collaborated with educational institutions, non-profits, and corporations on their DEI initiatives. Additionally, Justin led inclusive career development initiatives for more than 30,000 students as the Assistant Director for Career & Professional Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Justin is a first-generation college graduate with a Master’s degree in Counseling from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Merced, and an Associate’s degree in Communication from the College of Southern Nevada. Justin currently resides in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, with his partner, their dogs Dug and Coco, and their cats Oliver, Eugene, Norman, and Petunia.