Diana Waters is a full-time faculty member who teaches the city seminar Education at Work: Sites of Learning. Waters has been with The Philadelphia Center since 1987 and has been involved with education reform since 1984. She has been active in school desegregation issues in the School District of Philadelphia, and has held board membership on several education funds and community organizations serving diverse populations. She has provided seminars and workshops on diversity for corporations, non-profit organizations, and in public and private school settings. Waters is the president and founder of MayaMarc, Inc., a diversity consulting firm based in Philadelphia. For many years she taught the Africanist Perspectives in Literature elective seminar for the Philadelphia Center. She earned her Ed.D. at the Fielding Institute.