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Dr. Tarece Johnson

by JWA Staff
Our work to expand the Encyclopedia is ongoing. We are providing this brief biography for Dr. Tarece Johnson until we are able to commission a full entry.

Dr. Tarece Johnson

Tarece Johnson, EdD is a womanist, entrepreneur, diversity and inclusion expert, poet, artist, author, activist, and advocate. A mother of two, she converted to Reform Judaism in 2016 and is a member of Temple Sinai in Atlanta. She attended La Universidad del Sagrado Corazon in Santurce, Puerto Rico, earned her MPA from Columbia University in New York, her MBA from Emory University and her EdD from Capella University. As a public figure, Dr. Tarece Johnson aims to make a difference in her community, nation, and the world through her acts of service, kindness, talents, and love. As a leader in the Atlanta local NAACP, Alliance for Black Lives, and March On Georgia, she has worked tirelessly on issues impacting disenfranchised and marginalized people and communities. She fights passionately against discrimination, anti-semitism, systemic racism, inequities, oppressions, injustice, ignorance, and hate. Her multicultural experiences led her to create Global Purpose Academy, an international nonprofit preschool and afterschool program, and The Global Purpose Approach. She is also the co-founder of Multicultural Jewish Alliance.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Dr. Tarece Johnson." (Viewed on May 28, 2023) <>.


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