About Us

About New Demographic

New Demographic is an anti-racism training company that goes beyond diversity buzzwords to tackle the real issues behind race and racism. It was co-founded by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove in 2004.

About Carmen Van Kerckhove

Carmen Van Kerckhove is co-founder and president of New Demographic, an anti-racism training company.

She hosts Addicted to Race, a podcast about America’s obsession with race and edits a network of blogs, including Racialicious, a blog about the intersection of race and pop culture, Anti-Racist Parent, a blog for parents committed to raising children with an anti-racist outlook and Race Changers, a community of people working towards an anti-racist future, one week at a time.

Carmen’s perspectives on race and racism have been featured in Newsweek, USA Today, The San Francisco Chronicle Online, The Toronto Star, Maclean’s, The Indianapolis Star, The Austin Chronicle, and The Patriot News. Carmen has appeared on MSNBC Live, NPR’s News & Notes, PBS’s Asian America, KQED’s Pacific Time, and WBAI’s Asia Pacific Forum.

She was a featured expert on the Science Museum of Minnesota’s web site, as part of their exhibit “Race: Are We So Different?,” created by the American Anthropological Association. She is a Contributing Editor on race, culture and ethnicity for BlogHer, the leading guide to women bloggers. She was the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual National Student Conference on the Mixed Race Experience and a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Tallahassee Mayor’s Initiative on Race Relations Summit.

Carmen is pursuing her MBA with a double major in Organizational Behavior and Marketing at The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, City University of New York. She graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Political Science. She currently lives in New York City.

Contact Us

Carmen Van Kerckhove
New Demographic
244 Fifth Ave, Suite C250
New York, NY 10001-7604
Tel: 917.657.3886
AIM: cvkerckhove

You can also find Carmen on the following social networking sites:

Twitter: newdemographic
Facebook: Carmen Van Kerckhove
MySpace: New Demographic
YouTube: newdemo