Deborah J. Levine

Award-winning author, Editor-in-Chief of American Diversity Report

DEBORAH J. LEVINE is an award-winning author whose intercultural involvement began in childhood as a member of the only Jewish girl whose family lived in British Bermuda for four generations. As the daughter of a World War II liberator, she is dedicated to cultural diversity, religious literacy, and women’s empowerment. -- DIVERSITY EXPERT - Deborah was awarded the 2013 Champion of Diversity Award from Her cutting-edge research has been published by The American Journal of Community Psychology and The Journal of Public Management & Social Policy. Her diversity training clients include: US National Military Park Service, First Tennessee Bank, Erlanger Health System, and Hamilton County TN Public Schools. She created the Women’s Council on Diversity, now Chattanooga’s Lean In-Women GroundBreakers. -- INTERCULTURAL EXPERT - Deborah's intercultural coaching clients include: Birmingham International Center, Volkswagen Chattanooga, Nissan, International Paper, Kimberly Clark, and Fulbright Scholars of Alabama. She was appointed to the TN Advisory Committee of the US Global Coalition. -- INTERFAITH EXPERT: Deborah coordinated interreligious affairs for the American Jewish Committee (AJC)/Chicago. She served as a consultant to the Central Conference of American Rabbis and founded the DuPage Interfaith Resource Network. Her interfaith books include Religious Diversity in our Schools, and Religious Diversity at Work as well as The Liberator’s Daughter (with her father’s WW II letters). The national press association award-winning book, Teaching Curious Christians about Judaism, was taken to the Vatican as a gift for Pope Francis. Her work was featured in The Harvard Divinity School Bulletin, The Christian Century, The Journal of Ecumenical Studies, and the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding.