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DE&I Resource Center

Consultants & Training Providers

Consultants and Training Providers

Achieve More
Our mission through Achieve More LLC is to help organizations and professionals be better, achieve more, and maximize results. We are dedicated to building a creative relationship with our clients that includes a personal touch and meets the timeframe established. Our primary areas of expertise are leadership and DEI – organizational effectiveness, facilitation, training, membership development, and coaching.

Blue EQ
Designed by a team of industry experts, social and behavioral scientists, and validated by independent psychometricians, The BlueEQ™ Emotional Intelligence Assessment is the fastest and most precise way to increase your emotional intelligence when combined with workshops, coaching and consulting. The self-assessment consists of 150 questions and takes 20 minutes to complete. Once you complete the assessment, you will receive a customized report of your emotional intelligence test results, along with a development guide that identifies priorities, development tools, and activities to help you grow your overall emotional intelligence.

Candace Nortey
Candace Nortey is the Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Slone Partners. Founded in 2000, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services, including diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, to innovative life sciences companies.

Centre of Global inclusion
Our mission is to serve as a resource for research and education for individuals and organizations in their quest to improve diversity and inclusion practices around the world. As a US 501c3 public charity, The Centre is also the home of the Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World (or for short, the GDEIB). The GDEIB helps organizations determine strategy and measure progress in managing diversity and fostering inclusion.

Denise Pirotti Hummel
Denise Pirotti Hummel is the founder and CEO of Lead Inclusively, a full-service Diversity Equity and Inclusion division of RevWork, Inc., supporting all aspects of DEI, People Experience, and Leadership Development.

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.
Chair of Princeton’s African American Studies Department.  He was a featured speaker at the People of Color Conference in 2021 and brought the house down.  Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is an intellectual who speaks to the complex dynamics of the American experience.  His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States, and the challenges our democracy face.

Helen Zia 
Helen Zia is an activist, author, and former journalist.  She was a featured speaker at the People of Color Conference in 2021 delivering an eye-opening talk entitled “Asian Americans from Margin to Center:  Challenging Self, Changing Systems, Choosing Justice.” 

Dr. Janice Z. Gassam Asare
Dr. Janice Z. Gassam Asare has 10 years of experience facilitating racial dialogue and educating/coaching individuals and executives on how to create inclusive cultures. She is the author of the best-selling books Dirty Diversity and The Pink Elephant. She founded an award-winning consultancy, BWG Business Solutions, which was created to help businesses foster greater equity and inclusion. She hosts Dirty Diversity Dinner Sessions, which are informal conversations around diversity-related topics, discussed over delicious food and she has a podcast, Dirty Diversity, focused on all the “diversi-tea.” She has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Business Management.

Khyati Y. Joshi
Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi is a scholar and thought leader on the intersecting issues of race, religion, and immigration in the United States. Her writings, speeches, and course work focus on promoting cultural and religious pluralism in the United States. Through her workshops and consulting, Dr. Joshi engages educators, policymakers, and community leaders in an examination of the historical and systemic nature of bias, its consequences in everyday life, and the solutions that foster social justice and inclusiveness. In doing so, she provides clients with the tools to enhance both their own and their organizations’ ability to provide inclusive, meaningful services and experiences in an increasingly connected and diverse world.

The Leadership Edge
Over the past 30 years, under the leadership of Founder and President Gaylene Xanthopoulos, The Leadership Edge team has provided assessments, consulting, and learning and development programs designed exclusively for the life science industry. We recognize that diversity is not only the right thing to do, but it is also an important strategic imperative., We work with your leaders, including board members, executives, senior leadership, and managers, to provide tools that increase greater levels of diversity while also creating a healthy, inclusive, and highly innovative culture.  Among our diversity initiatives is our continuing commitment to and recognition for our work to create opportunities for women to learn, grow, advance, lead and innovate.  Our core values center on assuring diverse team members are valued and appreciated for their differences, enabling our entire team to build an enriching and highly productive company culture.

Milagros Phillips
Milagros Phillips has facilitated healing racism work for over 35 years, working with corporate leaders, universities, members of Congress, and the general public. Affectionately known as the Race Healer, her trainings pair history, science, and storytelling with a unique healing process that helps people understand and transform their own racial conditioning, reclaim their power, and take inspired action in their lives and workplaces.

MLT Black Equity at Work
Employees, consumers, investors, and activists expect employers to help address the stark, persistent inequities between white and Black Americans. Inaction or token action with respect to Black equity is now an enterprise risk and competitive disadvantage. Through the MLT Black Equity at Work Certification Program, no matter where your organization is now, you can make major, beneficial progress toward Black equity. All it takes is real commitment.

The Mosaic Collaborative
The Mosaic Collaborative provides for-profits, non-profits and educational settings with the framework and tools needed to incorporate all voices in decision making, cultural norms and programmatic innovations.

Patti Perez
Patti Perez is founder and CEO of PersuasionPoint Inc., a modern-day consulting firm dedicated to teaching leaders and teams how to create and sustain healthy, inclusive, and profitable workplace cultures. Patti is passionate about and committed to helping organizations realize the vision of a workplace where employees are inspired to innovate, where leaders make courageous decisions and create a sense a deep trust, and where colleagues are aligned and profoundly connected.

Ritu Bhasin
Ritu Bhasin is the award-winning founder and president of bhasin consulting inc., a leading global diversity and inclusion consulting firm. She has worked with hundreds of global organizations (like Microsoft, KPMG, and more) and presented to tens of thousands of leaders to create more inclusive organizations. Ritu is an expert in providing diversity training in several areas including: unconscious bias, cultural competence, inclusive leadership, women’s advancement, authentic leadership, and allyship.

Shaffer Coaching, Diversity Education & Executive Coaching 
Shaffer Coaching, LLC is a small consulting group that is dedicated to advancing equity, inclusion, and social progress. With 16+ years of experience providing facilitation, coaching and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) education we bring a seasoned and thoughtful perspective to professional development. Our interactive workshops are customized to provide concrete outcomes and tools to empower clients to pursue sustainable professional and organizational growth.

This Resource Center has been created to complement your DE&I initiatives and/or strategies. The links and information included in this Resource Center are suggestions to help you on your individual/company journey and is in no way an exhaustive list of what is available. The vendors listed have not been endorsed by Biocom California.