Simone John

Senior Associate

Simone John (she/her) is a seasoned equity consultant with deep roots in Boston, MA. Prior to joining IISC, Simone was TSNE’s Senior Director of Organizational Development. Simone spent five years at Trinity Boston Connects as the Associate Director of Organizational Equity Practice (OEP), a program that provides consulting, coaching, and facilitation for nonprofits striving to become racially equitable institutions. Simone has developed and trained curricula on topics including creating trauma inclusive organizational cultures, group facilitation with a racial equity lens, caucusing 101, and dismantling white supremacy culture in organizations, all scaffolded by three design principles: systems-thinking, relationship building, and trust. Outside work, Simone is a poet and interdisciplinary artist. Through documentary poetry, installations, images, and archival audio projects, her work surfaces and distills narratives that nourish and sustain Black folks. Learn more about Simone at