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Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator

Trained by Brené Brown


Clients I have served

Community and organizational cultural, development, and training have been the most frequent settings. I have provided workshops to corporate (i.e. Big Brothers, Big Sisters); the academy (i.e. UT Dallas); high schools/private; residential treatment facilities; acute and sub-acute psychiatric facilities; nursing homes, professionals; staff; policy writers (i.e. inclusivity); and

Professional experience

In 2011 to 2012, I was an adjunct professor and visiting professor. I facilitated trainings to faculty and staff. I have presented at professional and academic conferences. I Have been published in books, journals, and a contributor for Huffington Post. I have been interviewed and provided expert testimony (mitigation specialist) on federal and state cases.

Expertise and focus

The focus of my work is the empowerment of the human condition and those who provide services and care, from the direct care provider to ancillary services. Advocate and Activist are at the core of educational and development practice. Cultural humility in practice from the C Suites and down (hierarchical) is imperative. The practice includes from initial engagement with the client and sustainability of the client relationship to be ethical and with integrity.  

My work focuses on creating organizational cultures that are accountable to broader society.

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