Dax-Devlon Ross is the author of six books and his journalism has been featured in Time, The Guardian, The New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, Nonprofit Quarterly, The Washington Post Magazine and other national publications. He won the National Association of Black Journalists’ Investigative Reporting Award for his coverage of jury exclusion in North Carolina courts and is currently a Puffin Writing Fellow at Type Media Center.
His most recent book Letters to My White Male Friends, published by St. Martin’s Press, is a call to action and a reflection on race.
A New York City teaching fellow turned non-profit executive, Dax is now a principal at the social impact consultancies, Dax-Dev and Third Settlements, both of which focus on designing disruptive strategies to generate equity in workplaces and education spaces alike. His work leverages quantitative and qualitative data to facilitate culture building, values alignment, leadership development, strategic planning all with an adaptive change lens. His clients and partners have included the National Urban League, UnidosUS, Grantmakers for Education, the Wallace Foundation, Amnesty International, Results for America, Fund II| Foundation, Vera Institute of Justice, Community Wealth Partners, Imagine.Us, Bard College and many others.
Dax received his Juris Doctor from George Washington University. He currently resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Alana, and their young children.