Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Director, Washington State Employment Security Department
Ayanna Colman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her Juris Doctorate degree from Gonzaga University School of Law. She has worked for state government for ten years, beginning her state service with the Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Child Support. In 2017, she joined Results Washington and transitioned into the role of Senior Performance Advisor, working closely with the Governor’s Office and his policy advisors on issues affecting Washingtonians. In June 2019, she moved over to the Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources, to become the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovations Manager.