Antoine Andrews

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Year Up

As Year Up’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Antoine will be responsible for continuing the progress Year Up has made in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Also, Antoine will lead the expansion of Year Up’s DEI strategy and efforts to continue to have a positive impact on staff, programming, students, alumni, and corporate partners.

Antoine comes to Year Up with over twenty-five years of corporate experience, fifteen of which have been leading organizations and strategy development in the D & I space expanding four different industry sectors.  He has held significant Diversity leadership roles with companies such as Gap Inc., Symantec, and Nike since 2007.  In these roles, Antoine was responsible for setting strategic direction, developing action plans to bring strategy to life, and ensuring proactive change management of program roll-outs with sustained results

Antoine has also committed his time to work with nonprofit organizations that promote youth development, education, and employment opportunities.   As a Board Member,  he has worked with the Bay Area’s The Mosaic Project, who work with 4th/5th graders to provide them with community building skills to become peacemakers of the future and Summer Search, where their focus is on utilizing outdoor experiences along with Mentors, to help youth reach their full potential.   Antoine leveraged his love for football to lead a Pop Warner Youth Football and Cheer organization in New Jersey, his home state.

Antoine is a Newark, NJ native, Rutgers-Newark graduate and currently resides in Dublin, CA.

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