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Matisa Wilbon, Ph.D.

Executive Director,
Watering Seeds Foundation

Dr. Matisa Wilbon is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) expert and former Associate Professor of Bellarmine University located in Louisville, KY. She has over 20 years of experience as a scholar and educator and has led untapped and underserved college students for many years. As a DEI expert, she traveled across the country leading various types of organizations in DEI strategic planning, training, and evaluation, including academic institutions, philanthropic organizations, music and arts foundations, local public radio stations, and governmental agencies. Dr. Wilbon earned her B.A. in Anthropology/Sociology from Centre College in Kentucky and received her Master’s and Ph.D. in Sociology from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Dr. Wilbon lives in the Atlanta area with her husband and two children. In their free time, they enjoy movie nights and taking cruises.

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