“Diversity is about creating space. It’s a fundamental and indisputable reality in every organization. Inclusion is about connectivity. It’s a set of relational skills and practices that makes an organization’s distinctions and differences act as a multiplier for ideation, innovation, and insights. In my keynote, I will explore how to make inclusion accessible, actionable, and sustainable. Further, I will show how choosing inclusion means choosing humanity. With the above bolstered by The Inclusion Habit, you are intentionally creating a culture where everyone wins.” — Amri B. Johnson
For over 19 years, I have been instrumental in helping organizations and their people create the extraordinary in their business and communities.
Think of me as a social capitalist and inclusion strategist enabling individuals to thrive with purpose. I help people think through complexity and create sustainable approaches to business objectives.
As a trained epidemiologist, I think in terms of systems. When I was introduced to organizational effectiveness work as a budding entrepreneur, it merged seamlessly with my orientation towards solving multi-factorial challenges with systems thinking.
My first management role in public health at age 26 showed me how learning and leading go hand-in-hand. I discovered that no people manager truly leads if they aren’t laser-focused on listening to, learning with, and caring for their people.
Since 2000, examples of projects in my portfolio have included: