Interview with Derrick K. Ramsey, April 4, 2019

Project: I Am Diversity: The Unconscious Bias Initiative Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

At the time of this interview, Derrick Ramsey is the Kentucky Secretary of Education and Workforce Development. He has also been a football player for the University of Kentucky, played in the NFL, Community Relations Officer for the University of Kentucky, Athletic Director for Kentucky State University and Coppin State University, Kentucky Deputy Secretary of Commerce, and a University of Kentucky Board of Trustees member. In this interview, he discusses his childhood and career path. He discusses his definition of diversity, the challenges facing underrepresented groups, the importance of diversity, and the importance of representation and belonging.

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2019oh1348_iam0010

Interviewee Name

Derrick K. Ramsey

Interviewer Name

Reneé Collins

Interview Date

2019-04-04

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Ramsey, Derrick K. Interview by Reneé Collins. 04 Apr. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ramsey, D.K. (2019, April 04). Interview by R. Collins. I Am Diversity: The Unconscious Bias Initiative Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ramsey, Derrick K., interview by Reneé Collins. April 04, 2019, I Am Diversity: The Unconscious Bias Initiative Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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