Dre Ceja is a Chicano, queer, transgender, and non-binary speaker, facilitator, consultant, and trainer. They currently work as the Director of Training & Education at the LGBT Center of Central PA, Continuing Education Instructor at Temple University Harrisburg Campus, and Trainer at Transgender Training Institute. They are also a member of the Pennsylvania Transgender Coalition’s Training & Education committee.
Dre is passionate about helping others create more inclusive spaces where everyone can thrive and feel belonging. Dre studied Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at California University of Pennsylvania, and they graduated with a bachelor and associates degree from the university. In 2018 Dre also had the privilege of attending the Training of Trainers program through Transgender Training Institute, where they were introduced to best practice inclusion training and facilitation strategies. Their background in Sociology allows them to identify structural barriers to inclusion, and their research-based training approaches help participants identify tangible steps toward breaking down these barriers. They are also passionate about intersectional social justice and they approach their training work from an intersectional lens.