Black Diaspora Employee Resource Group

Our Mission

  • To cultivate a community support system, offer professional development and resources, and provide a clear pathway of opportunities for Black employees at Georgetown University by providing, and nurturing a supportive environment in the production of dissemination of historical and cultural knowledge about people of African descent.
  • To enable employees with similar backgrounds to have meaningful discussions regarding leadership development, and generate a specific output that benefits their overall happiness; and 
  • To service the internal university community with programming of interest and relevance to the diverse Black population of Georgetown University while collaborating with faculty, students, academic units, centers and programs in the promotion of a greater understanding of people of African descent. 


The Office of Campus Mission & Ministries to host a GUD Day Retreat as we are pleased to move this forward.  Please join The Black Diaspora for a day long retreat to celebrate Black History Month as we host an off-campus celebration. 

The retreat will be held from 10am-3pm, bus transportation is provided (and required) as few cars are able to park in the neighborhood. We will be back on campus no later than 4pm. We are coordinating with HR and the OFCO’s Office for work day passes. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please choose all of the best day(s) that can work for you via the doodle poll link below.  The poll will close Monday, December 18.

Doodle Poll Link: (new window)

We are eager to reconnect this amazing group, and to further build up community.  Please let me know if you have any questions in the meantime, thank you.

Contact Information

Darryl Christmon
VP and Chief Operating Officer for Main Campus
Braysia Hicks
Associate Project Manager, Main Campus