Dr. Damien Danielly is an accomplished professional who completed his Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. He has gained recognition as “The Hip-Hop Equity Doctor,” reflecting his deep commitment to addressing equity issues in education.

Driven by an unwavering passion for education, Damien Danielly has dedicated his life to promoting equity within the educational landscape. Grateful for the numerous opportunities he has received, he is determined to extend these opportunities to minority and underserved populations. Recognizing the complex challenges posed by systemic barriers, he aspires to collaborate with organizations to dismantle these obstacles and create pathways to success.

With a career spanning more than 15 years, Damien has traversed both for-profit and non-profit educational institutions. Notably, within the community college sphere, he holds leadership roles in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). These positions encompass leading the District Guided Pathways Career Exploration Unit and spearheading the District African-American Outreach Initiative Student Support Team. His experience extends to the for-profit sector, where he excelled in outreach and admissions. In this capacity, he formulated strategic and marketing plans that facilitated organizational growth. Furthermore, Damien’s engagement within K-12 inner city classrooms has granted him a comprehensive perspective on education, enhancing his adeptness in problem-solving. Having engaged closely with diverse educational roles, his empathy and holistic understanding contribute significantly to his problem-solving acumen. His academic background, including an MBA, lends a distinctive viewpoint to the educational landscape. His pioneering research delves into racial barriers faced by Black employees, providing valuable insights for educational institutions aiming to enhance success rates.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Damien emphasizes the importance of a balanced life for optimal well-being and achievement. He finds enjoyment in activities such as physical exercise, bonding with his family over video games, and embracing enriching life experiences.


At DLD Ed Consulting, our utmost dedication lies in ensuring that every individual can fully express their authentic identity within their educational and professional settings.

Our Values

  1. Honesty and Courageous Conversations: We seek individuals who exhibit bravery in their interactions. Open, honest, and candid conversations are essential. We encourage advocating for those who lack a voice.
  2. Patience and Understanding: Recognize that organizational transformations are intricate and time-consuming. We commit to collaborating with you, ensuring comprehension of the ‘what’ and ‘why’ behind changes.
  3. Mandatory Fun and Positivity: Within the realm of educational consulting, we prioritize enjoyment. While challenges arise during organizational shifts, we strive to maintain an upbeat atmosphere, infusing every endeavor with a sense of mandatory fun.
  4. Pursuit of Excellence: Perfection may be unattainable, yet that doesn’t deter us from striving for greatness. Through diligent effort, in both individual and organizational capacities, we are resolute in accomplishing our aspirations, reaching for the stars along the way.

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