Angela Winfield is the Director of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at Cornell University. In this role, she provides leadership, vision, energy, and a unified philosophy to the university’s diversity, inclusion, and engagement efforts. As one of four university diversity officers with her dedicated focus on Cornell’s over 7,000 staff members, Winfield develops and implements strategies to create an inclusive environment that supports Cornell’s commitment to a diverse workforce. She oversees and implements the university’s affirmative action program, is the equal employment compliance officer and one of three Americans with Disabilities Act coordinators for the campus.
Winfield is Of Counsel with Barclay Damon in its Commercial Litigation practice group and previously served as Program Manager for the Northeast ADA Center where she provided information, training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act to stakeholders in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is a past commissioner for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights and serves on the Pathways to the Profession subcommittee on bias interrupters. She also is an advisory board member for the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University and sits on the board of directors for Gadabout Transportation Services, Inc. Winfield is also a certified success and leadership coach and motivational speaker.
Winfield earned her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University.