Award winning author, speaker and expert on culture and equality

Equality Thought Leader

Organisational Culture Expert

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Imagine feeling like you can be yourself at work because you know you will be valued for that. We all deserve workplaces that value our unique identities, skills and talents. But to create this workplace we need to be clear on how inequality works, and why it is everyone’s problem to solve.

About Michelle


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5 months on the best sellers list

Researcher, Practitioner, Innovator


LinkedIn equity in the workplace top voice for 2020

The Fix podcast host with 100,000 downloads

Corporate culture expert & Founder of The Culture Practice

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  Every year companies spend about $8 billion on DEI initiatives in the United States, according to research conducted by the consulting firm McKinsey. With all this money and attention given to DEI efforts we need to ask ourselves an important question: Who benefits? A 2019 report entitled Being Black in Corporate America: An Intersectional Exploration released by the consulting firm Coqual, finds that black professionals are more likely to encounter prejudice and microaggressions than any other racial or ethnic group.

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