Jordyne Blaise is the National Nominating Committee Chair for Gamma Xi Phi. She is a writer, critical race theorist, and womanist local to Miami Gardens, Florida, St. Louis Du Sud, Haiti, Washington, DC and presently Raleigh, NC. As a writer, public speaker, and activist, Blaise focuses her work on equity and social justice with a specific lens toward the experiences of Black women and girls. Her contributions have been featured in The Atlantic, Time, Essence, the Miami Herald, and her own blog, Gone Agape. With a Bachelor of Arts in English, and her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University, she works as a diversity, equity and inclusion strategist, while also an active philanthropist and milestone member of the Georgetown University Loyalty Society, Board Chair of the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute for Advocacy and Social Action, Board member of St. Louisiens for Haiti, and the Knightdale-Wake Forest Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has also served as a Commissioner for the City of Raleigh Human Relations Commission, Member of the Georgetown University African American Advisory Board and a volunteer with both the YMCA and YWCA.