Ida Gibson Bio
Dr. Ida Gibson is a Sr. Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner at Tesla GigaFactory in Buffalo, NY.
Prior to joining Tesla, Ida served as the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at Daemen College in Amherst, NY. Dr. Gibson has a storied background in public administration having worked in the District of Columbia Government and the City of Richmond,VA.
A native of LaGrange, Ga., Gibson earned a doctorate in higher education administration from Jackson State University, a master’s degree in public administration from Savannah State University, and a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.
Her research interests and areas of teaching are in talent management, diversity initiatives, cultural competency, equity and access in public policy, and minority women in politics.