Dr. Amy Beasley is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Consultant to the Midland Public School District (MPS). In this 12-month seconded assignment, Beasley is lending her leadership, expertise and insights to the MPS team, partnering with internal and external stakeholders to develop and accelerate the district’s strategy of building inclusive culture. She is responsible for developing inclusive leaders, implementing strategic actions, connecting and activating stakeholders, managing complex issues, and engaging the community in the district’s DEI efforts.
Previously, Dr. Beasley served as the Inclusion Leader for Dow’s North American Region. In this role, Dr. Beasley was responsible for implementation of global strategies across the United States and Canada to cultivate a more diverse workforce and inclusive culture. She provided expertise and leadership to accelerate key outcomes in the region as a member of the North America Leadership and Commercial Leadership teams.
Dr. Beasley joined Dow in 2015 as a scientist in the Environmental Health and Safety(EH&S) organization and consultant to various business divisions within Dow. In this role, she provided technical expertise in human and environmental risk assessment, exposure assessment, and biocidal product safety. She represented Dow externally with the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute. working with international teams to advance the science in animal alternatives and big data innovation. Prior to joining Dow, Dr. Beasley held positions in sales leadership, training, and project management.
Dr. Beasley earned a Bachelor of Science in biology/genetics in 2011 and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences with a concentration in eco/environmental toxicology in 2015,both from Middle Tennessee State University. She has authored a number of external publications and was selected for the prestigious Pellston Workshop in 2015. Dr. Beasley serves as President of
the Board of Directors for Shelterhouse. She founded and currently co-leads the Midland County Inclusion Alliance, a group of leadership councils that drive equitable, inclusive culture throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region.