Dalya Perez, PhD

About Dalya

Dr. Dalya Perez is a diversity, equity, and inclusion strategist, educator, and qualitative researcher with expertise in Critical Race Theories and frameworks. She is a Program Manager at Microsoft for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Mixed Reality where she works to advance inclusive hiring, to transform culture, and to influence equity in products. She is the daughter of an immigrant father from the Philippines and a refugee mother who is a Sephardi Jew from Egypt. She Her research has focused on the intersections of race and gender for men of color; historical consciousness and erasure for Filipinx Americans, and the complexity of Jews of Color in the U.S. She lives and works on Duwamish and Coast Salish land and gives thanks to the first peoples.