Kurell Julien | Q portrait

Kurell Julien | Q

Associate Director, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

New York

Kurell is the Associate Director for the EIJ AOE, responsible for co-developing the EIJ Team capacity and frameworks, to advance organizational change centering racial equity, accessibility, and social justice at BSR member companies. 

Prior to BSR, Kurell worked at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in critical roles, such as the Director for the Office of Access and Disability Justice, the Equity Officer for the agency’s citywide COVID-19 vaccine operations, and as the agency LGBTIQ+ ERG Chair. In these roles, he was responsible for addressing inequities in policies, practice, structure, and culture, while fostering inclusion related to race, gender, sexuality, religion, ability, immigrant status and other demographic identities. To honor his work, Kurell received multiple distinctions for social justice advocacy and distinguished service. He brings to BSR over 17 years of experience in supply chain management and 10+ years in social justice community involvement and advocacy. 

Kurell currently attends Morehouse College pursuing his BA in Business Management, and is a recent graduate of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Diverse Executives Leading in Public Health (DELPH) and Institute for Nonprofit Practice (INP) Social Impact Management & Leadership fellowships.