Adrianna Gonzalez

Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer College Leadership and Administration
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Adrianna Gonzalez serves as the Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), where she contributes to strategic initiatives at the institutional and DoN level, the development of NWC community members, and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) program and policy execution. As a seasoned higher education professional with over ten years of experience and graduate education in social work, she brings a human-focused approach to addressing organizational growth from a DEI perspective. In addition, Ms. Gonzalez also teaches in the College of Leadership and Ethics. Her research interests include educational equity, organizational development, and leadership.

Areas of Expertise

  • Policy

Professional Highlights


U.S. Naval War College, Office of the President

As the Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer: Coordinate and align the College's committees and activities to contribute to a diverse and inclusive college climate consistent with the strategic plan.

University of Georgia, Office of Institutional Diversity

As the Coordinator for Learning and Development: Created and executed learning and development (L&D) curriculum to improve faculty and staff competencies. Led DEI learning and identified key success metrics. Provided leadership, consultation, and strategic oversight across campus colleges.

San Diego State University, Office of Admissions

As the Transfer Admissions Coordinator: Served as the primary contact for transfer admissions, representing the university state-wide. Provided community colleges with policy and program improving the transfer pipeline process. Managed application and reporting flow in coordination with leadership.


M.Ed., University of Georgia, 2020, Higher Education

M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2007, Social Work

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005, Sociology

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005, Government

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