Jameel Rush

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jameel is the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The Philadelphia Inquirer. In this role he helps to lead DEI initiatives impacting the organization’s culture, coverage, and community efforts. He has over 15 years of global talent management and human resources experience having worked in leadership development, organizational development, HR Business Partner, and talent management roles across several public and private organizations. He has his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Development from St. Joseph’s University and is a graduate from Temple University with a bachelor’s in business administration focusing on Human Resource Management and Management Information Systems.

Jameel has a passion for strengthening the community and serves on the board for several non-profits including the Philadelphia Society for Human Resource Management, People for People Inc., Leadership Philadelphia, The Workshop School, and Research for Action. Jameel has been recognized numerous times for his work in the Philadelphia and HR community including being nominated as an HR Rising Star of the Year by the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Awards, receiving the HR Rising Star Award from Temple University, being named as one of Philadelphia’s Top 55 Connectors and Keepers by Leadership Philadelphia, and being placed on Philadelphia’s Top Professionals under 40 list by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Jameel also serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University and Villanova University and participates in Temple’s HR Roundtable which uses local professionals to help guide the curriculum of their Human Resources Program.