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Staff & Consultants

Meet Our Team

From our home office to our consultants in the field, WMFDP is made up of folks who care deeply about the work we do. Meet our dedicated team of consultants and staff.

Amalia Alarcón Morris

Senior Consultant

Amalia Alarcón Morris

Senior Consultant

Amalia has partnered with WMFDP for over 14 years as a senior consultant, working with government jurisdictions across the west region to dismantle institutional racism. She spent over 35 years working with underserved and under-engaged communities to improve access to community services, healthcare and the political process. Amalia became invested in diversity and inclusion efforts after witnessing poignant discrimination against her mother while applying for disability assistance, and she has become a strong advocate for justice and Latinx culture. During her schooling, Amalia studied theater and communications at the University of Miami.

Keith Blocker

Consultant

Keith Blocker

Consultant

As a DEI (diversity, equity & inclusion) practitioner, consultant, and educator, Keith Blocker is highly respected and much sought-after for his work as an instructional designer and facilitator. His experience includes partnering with organizations and government entities seeking to promote equity in business practices and decision-making; increase workforce productivity; attract diverse talent to key positions; design effective communications strategies for engaging diverse groups and improve workplace culture.

An experienced DEI thought leader and strategic planner with professional experience as an elected official, Keith has successfully designed and initiated results-oriented leadership and workforce development DEI-focused programs, workshops, trainings, dialogues, and discussion processes that encourage cultural competency, awareness and understanding as well as community-building across differences that inspire organizational growth and progress.

When not busy with work, Keith enjoys reading and writing poetry, traveling and spending quality time with his family.

Anakha Coman

Consultant

Anakha Coman

Consultant

Anakha brings her wisdom, depth and understanding of cultural and systemic behavioral change to conversations about race, gender and class. She’s worked with organizations including The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Intel, Nike, Microsoft, Eli Lilly, Issaquah School District and Zappos. Anakha has over 25 years of in-depth experience in corporate culture, organization change and teaching mindfulness to individuals, teams, leaders. Anakha holds a master’s in organizational psychology and leadership development, a master’s in divinity and a professional certificate in spirituality, health and medicine.  She is a certified mindfulness practitioner and Unpack Biases Now facilitator.

Jacqueline Bearce, Ed.D.

Consulting Psychologist

Jacqueline Bearce, Ed.D.

Consulting Psychologist

Jacqueline is focuses on the intersection of race and gender and has worked with organizations to increase communication and diversity. As an African-American woman, psychologist, and experienced counselor, Jacqueline uses her unique insight to support WMFDP consultants, as needed, during their facilitations. She is trained in individual counseling from humanistic, behavioral, and cognitive points of view as well as being experienced in group facilitation and consultation. Jacqueline was formerly director of the Counseling Center at Amherst College. She graduated from Merrimack College and has her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Massachusetts.

Anita Bhasin

Senior Consultant

Anita Bhasin

Senior Consultant

Anita joined WMFDP in 2017, with over 12 years of experience in consulting. Her background is primarily in business, with a more recent emphasis on blending organizational development, inclusion, leadership development and organization effectiveness for maximum impact. She has a bachelor’s degree in business studies and a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Wales, and a Master’s degree in organizational development from Pepperdine University. In addition to supporting others in changing their mindsets around power and privilege, Anita enjoys family, friends and food.

Claire Bilski

Client Services Manager

Claire Bilski

Client Services Manager

Claire supports our clients in the logistics of each product delivery. She joined WMFDP in May 2017 through a temp agency, and then came aboard fulltime as the Client Services Manager. During her college years, she studied psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with a minor in leadership studies. Many of her courses centered around diversity and inclusion concepts, kickstarting her learning journey. She continues to learn more and more every day. When not in the office, Claire enjoys hiking, knitting, baking, cooking and family time.

Jim Boneau

Consultant

Jim Boneau

Consultant

Jim began working with WMFDP in 2018, bringing 25 years of experience in facilitating workshops in organizations, and 15 years of working in the leadership development space. He was inspired to work with WMFDP so that he can contribute here and learn to be an effective community builder in his own world. Jim has a master’s degree in applied behavioral science from Bastyr University in Seattle and became a certified leadership coach through The Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara. He is particularly passionate about using rhythm as a tool for group development and ignition of the human spirit.

Moe Carrick

Senior Consultant

Moe Carrick

Senior Consultant

Moe Carrick partners with organizations who seek an active, engaging and thought-provoking approach to improving work and the workplace. With 25+ years of experience as an internal leader and external consultants to organizations of all types, Moe has found that rigorous self-awareness, honest dialogue, active involvement, and empathy are fundamentals to improving individual and team effectiveness. A frequent contributor to Conscious Company Media on topics of Diversity and Inclusion, Moe is also author of best-selling book (Maven House Press) FIT Matters: How to Love Your Job, Moe holds a master’s degree in Organization Development from Antioch New England University, is a Certified Coach, and is a Certified Daring™ Way Facilitator using the work of Dr. Brene´Brown

Michael Collins

Consultant

Michael Collins

Consultant

Michael has over 25 years of experience in business operations, human resources, leadership development and workforce diversity. He has held leadership positions at New York City Transit, City University of New York, American Airlines, Citi and American Express. He has an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, and is a proven leader with a unique interdisciplinary background.

Todd Crossett

Consultant

Todd Crossett

Consultant

Todd is passionate about tapping the tremendous human potential in organizations and communities, and supporting leaders in building diversity & inclusion. Todd began his career as an organizational consultant, coach and facilitator over 20 years ago, and facilitated public initiatives on diversity as a local government leader, city manager and consultant. Today he focuses on working with executives in the private, non-profit and public sectors to sharpen leadership skills –helping them use their power to help others be seen and heard.

Alan De Bruyne WMFDP

Alan De Bruyne

Consultant

Alan De Bruyne WMFDP

Alan De Bruyne

Consultant

Alan joined WMFDP in January of 2020. With more than 20 years experience, he is a passionate facilitator, speaker, and coach with diversity and inclusion projects all over the globe. His mission is to support leaders and clients to become more connected with themselves, their environment, their visions and their teams. As diversity is part of his personal DNA, Alan has been involved in many local and global diversity projects throughout his life. From local social artistic projects with all kinds of minority groups (culture, social class, age, gender, etc.) to organizing the Belgian LGBTQ+ Pride with his team for over 100,000 people as well as facilitating senior management, middle management and employees towards an inclusive work environment for major global companies. Alan is also well known as a personal coach of intercultural communication and acculturation of expats in their new environment. He speaks Dutch, French and English.

Stephanie Dytham WMFDP

Stephanie Dytham

Business Development Manager

Stephanie Dytham WMFDP

Stephanie Dytham

Business Development Manager

Stephanie works directly with prospective and long-term clients to create partnerships that are meaningful and effective. After two stints with AmeriCorps programs, six years serving in public schools, and most recently eight years working with local businesses around sustainable business practices and social impact, Stephanie comes to WMFDP with expertise in client management around corporate responsibility. With a BA in History and a Masters in Teaching, Stephanie holds a deep belief that we can learn from our past and move to the future with acquired knowledge and tools to improve how we live and work together. Stephanie aims to continue to learn about the world through experiential and volunteer-based travel, as well as through the eyes of her two little kids. She bikes for purpose (to get to work) and runs for fun!

Donna Ginn

Consultant

Donna Ginn

Consultant

Donna has worked as a consultant for over 30 years. Her current work is focused on building cultures where we can all grow and thrive by creating change processes to remove prejudice and discrimination between individuals and within groups and organizations. Donna studied organizational development at the American University Washington, DC, and psychology and zoology at Miami University in Ohio. She is passionate about promoting inclusion, peace, harmony and love, and creating A Ray of Hope Shines Forever™ playroom in a children’s hospital.

Mark Havens, Ed.D.

Senior Consultant

Mark Havens, Ed.D.

Senior Consultant

Mark is highly skilled at helping clients clarify and align their mission, vision and values. He creates results-driven structures and processes for organizational growth as well as helping companies develop effective strategies and teams. Mark has authored or co-authored several books and articles on experience-based learning and has designed and led leadership and team development courses for clients globally. He has developed and taught graduate level teacher training programs at Boston University, Indiana University, and Portland State University. He recently designed and facilitated a course on leadership at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Mark has a master’s and doctorate degree from Boston University and a bachelor degree from the University of Utah.

Abigail Hoyer WMFDP

Abigail Hoyer

Staffing & Scheduling Manager

Abigail Hoyer WMFDP

Abigail Hoyer

Staffing & Scheduling Manager

Abigail supports our client experience team in the areas of program logistics and process flow. She recently joined WMFDP in January 2020. Prior to starting at WMFDP, she worked as an office manager in a business and technology consulting firm supporting client delivery and employee experience. While there, Abigail facilitated training on uncovering unconscious bias and promoting inclusion in the workplace. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Theology at Biola University. When not in the office, Abigail enjoys cooking, daily exercise, spending time outdoors, and discovering new places/activities with her partner and young daughter.

Cliff Jones

Senior Consultant

Cliff Jones

Senior Consultant

Cliff has consulted with a broad range of organizations for over 25 years. His work includes, leadership development, team building, supervision, conflict resolution, group facilitation and nonprofit board development. He’s worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of leaders in building strong effective organizations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Services and Public Affairs from the University of Oregon with a focus on community education and Social Psychology. Cliff is a recipient of the Nordstrom’s Diversity Award. He has a long standing connection with the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and is co-founder and key consultant of their diversity, equity and inclusion capacity building program.

Ethan Kerr

Consultant

Ethan Kerr

Consultant

Ethan brings 15+ years of working with businesses, government agencies, nonprofits and schools. His expertise lies in facilitating experiential learning to help leaders address their challenges and opportunities around urgent social issues. He brings an integrated perspective on how our bodies, minds and hearts experience issues of diversity and inclusion. Ethan earned a BS in biology from Bates College and an MSEd in educational leadership from Bank Street Graduate School. He enjoys dancing, gardening, hiking, playing with his daughter and gathering with friends around the fire.

Rachel Kim

Director of Finance

Rachel Kim

Director of Finance

Rachel supports our Client Services and Finances departments and the operation of the office. She first joined our team through a temp agency in February 2018, and in mid-April came aboard full time. Rachel has a BA in visual arts from the University of Chicago and an MBA in finance/risk management and insurance from Georgia State University. Prior to joining WMFDP, she worked with refugees in Atlanta, served as a civilian in the Air Force and volunteered with an AmeriCorps team to support diverse communities throughout the southeastern United States. Outside the office, Rachel enjoys trying out alternate ways to travel the city without her car.

Mary Marino, Ph.D.

Consultant

Mary Marino, Ph.D.

Consultant

Mary is a business change consultant and executive coach who has been working with executives from Fortune 500 companies in leadership positions for 15 years. In her work Mary draws upon psychology to create effective communication and team development strategies. She works with individuals and teams to open pathways for bringing heart, deeper purpose, passion and true calling into their lives and work. She was involved in groundbreaking research on women and leadership in higher education and was on the faculty at State University of New York at Albany, where she taught psychology, program design, evaluation and research methodology.

Maria Martinez WMFDP

Maria Martinez

Consultant

Maria Martinez WMFDP

Maria Martinez

Consultant

Maria is a new member of the WMFDP team. She has spent the last 10 years working with various institutions to dismantle systemic racism. Currently, she works with local and state government agencies to streamline their policies and eliminate racial disparities in the communities which they serve. Previously, Maria worked for the Georgia House Caucus as their Deputy Director of Caucus Services. During her time, Maria lobbied for government responsibility, economic security, women’s rights, and educational opportunity for all of Georgia’s citizens. Maria attended George Mason University, where she majored in Government and International Affairs, and has a deep understanding of the importance that structures play in achieving equity.

Rianna Moore, Ph.D.

Consultant

Rianna Moore, Ph.D.

Consultant

Rianna joined WMFDP in 2018, bringing 40+ years’ experience in providing training, education, program design and facilitation and OD consultation in various sectors. Her work focuses on power dynamics in social systems, with a particular focus on undoing racism, sexism and other systems of oppression. She holds a master’s degree in OD and a PhD in human and organization systems from Fielding Graduate University. She is also a Track Champion with WIN Insights, a 20-year member of NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science and an adjunct faculty at Georgetown University.

Jim Morris

Vice President, Client Experience

Jim Morris

Vice President, Client Experience

Jim has 30 years of experience working and leading in purpose-driven consulting organizations. At WMFDP, he directs and supports our team of consultants and facilitators, as they deliver one-of-a-kind world-class services to WMFDP clients, globally. He’s also responsible for the integrity and excellence of program delivery, curriculum development and innovation, and instructional design of WMFDP’s programs. Jim began his journey with WMFDP in 2000 when he attended his first White Men’s Caucus and began working with WMFDP in addition to leadership development and coaching practice.  The Caucus had a profound impact on Jim; and he began looking for ways to blend his work with WMFDP’s experiential approach to engaging white men in developing their own courageous leadership practices.

He’s been an adjunct faculty at Duke Leadership and Training Associates, Virginia Tech, The Executive Forum and The American Leadership Forum.  He is the author of The Five Insights of Enduring Leaders, a book that teaches how to develop leadership traits, to uncover and enhance them in others and to inspire others to changes the world.

Jo Ann Morris

Co-founder, Retired

Jo Ann Morris

Co-founder, Retired

Jo Ann is a WMFDP co-founder, today serves as an executive coach and senior organization development consultant, passionate about inspiring courageous leadership, dialogue work and designing transformative learning sessions. She has more than twenty years of experience in executive coaching and development. Her corporate career spanned engineering, information technology and organizational development. Engineering management taught Jo Ann to lead large organizations and maximize gender as a leadership competency. Her Integral Coaching practice focuses on courageous leadership, team development, executive coaching and organizational development. Through teaching thoughtful learning application she produces remarkable enterprise-wide results. Jo Ann is currently working towards a doctorate in Human Development with a concentration in Transformative Learning and Social Justice.

Janese Murray

Director of HR & Consultant

Janese Murray

Director of HR & Consultant

Janese joined WMFDP in 2018 after retiring from the Exelon Corporation, where she had served as the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. She led a small team in partnering with business leaders, HR teams, and employee resource groups to increase the diversity of the workforce and create an inclusive environment. Under Janese’s leadership, Exelon Corporation was recognized as one of the DiversityInc Top 50 companies for diversity and inclusion two years in a row. In the course of Janese’s career in Human Resources, she has held roles of increasing responsibility at CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Black and Decker.

Peggy Nagae, J.D.

Senior Consultant

Peggy Nagae, J.D.

Senior Consultant

Peggy joined WMFDP in 2013 as our Chief Operating Officer after contracting for many years as a senior consultant. She specializes in leadership development, diversity and inclusion, cultural awareness, cross-cultural coaching, diversity assessments, planning and implementation, team building, sexual harassment prevention and potentiating the human spirit at work. Peggy majored in East Asian studies at Vassar College before earning a master’s in spiritual psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a JD degree from Lewis and Clark Law School. She has dedicated her life to justice, equity and inclusion, helping people to speak their truth, fully express themselves and be heard.

Cynthia Nielsen

Business Development Director

Cynthia Nielsen

Business Development Director

Cynthia draws from her deep experience in marketing & communications, conflict resolution, and facilitation to support WMFDP’s mission and deliver value to its clients.

Wayne Pignolet WMFDP

Wayne Pignolet

VP of Operations, Consultant

Wayne Pignolet WMFDP

Wayne Pignolet

VP of Operations, Consultant

Wayne Pignolet joins WMFDP as our VP of Operations following a thirty-year career in a variety of leadership roles with small and larger companies in an array of different industries. Wayne grew up in Cleveland Ohio and received his BA in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1982 and a Masters of Business from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management in 1988.

Wayne has spent the last five years as a senior consultant and facilitator for Balmert Consulting, and for the last year as a consultant for WMFDP. In Wayne’s role as VP of Operations he is responsible for finance, HR, and Business Development. As part of his new role he will also continue to facilitate and consult for WMFDP.

Noah Prince

Senior Consultant

Noah Prince

Senior Consultant

Noah brought to WMFDP a top-tier, recognized talent in helping business and organizational leaders consider culture, relationships and personal growth, with a focus on employee equity. He specializes in working with Fortune 500 companies, tech startups, education groups, nonprofits and individual clients, and has 15+ years of experience as a leader in equity, inclusion and leadership development work. Noah has a B.A. in black feminist and an M.Ed. in urban education. He is highly passionate about advocating for Black Lives Matter, Me Too and children, and enjoys spending time with his family.

Bill Proudman WMFDP

Bill Proudman

CEO, Founder

Bill Proudman WMFDP

Bill Proudman

CEO, Founder

Bill’s innovative work led to co-founding White Men as Full Diversity Partners and the development of WMFDP’s provocative approach to engaging white male business leaders in inclusion efforts. For over 35 years, he has served as a leadership development consultant, coach and facilitator to countless organizations and executives around the globe on issues surrounding team effectiveness, cultural competency, and inclusion. He is a sought after speaker, writer, and thought-leader at the intersection of diversity and inclusion and leadership.

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Steve Proudman

Senior Consultant

Steve Proudman

Senior Consultant

Steve is an experiential consultant and dynamic facilitator. His humanistic approach uses strategies that combine the head and heart in a participative process focused on individual growth. He has more than 25 years experience in organizational development and teaching. Steve serves as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Executive MBA Program. Steve received a MS in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an avid cyclist and travels internationally to gain greater appreciation for diversity. Steve is active with the Shivas Irons Society and gratefully supports the All Burma Monks Alliance.

Mei Ratz

Consultant

Mei Ratz

Consultant

Meiloong “Mei” Ratz (She/her) grew up among the Wind River Mountains. She traced out her love for creating connections on worn-out topographic maps and discovered a knack for problem-solving after frequently shooting her hand into the air to ask the hard questions. 

Some years later, and armed with a degree in Communication Design, Mei has worked with clients such as Pitch Engine, The Impact Investment Center, NOLS, and Moementum inc. She is the creator of the brand Nervous Means Do It. She has also won awards with the National Geographic and the Young Photographer’s Alliance and is often recognized for her courageous pursuit of insightful content creation, efficient team building, and social justice initiatives.

More recently, Mei spends her time working alongside Moe Carrick, where she passionately tackles topics such as leadership, fit, and D&i. When asked about her dreams in life, Mei might get a far-away look in her eye as she describes a world with equality, an unlimited travel budget, and great water pressure.

Bo Razak WMFDP

Bo Razak

Senior Consultant

Bo Razak WMFDP

Bo Razak

Senior Consultant

Bo uses training and consultant work as a lever for changing the culture and systems in organizations. His belief is that the usual focus on training individuals is insufficient for creating a sustained inclusive work environment. Bo became involved in diversity and inclusion efforts as a natural extension to his early work in international relations and addressing social issues, such as drug abuse, in US communities. He has been a consultant for 45 years, and has worked with multinational and US corporations, US and other governments and private and nonprofit organizations. Bo studied organization psychology at American University.

Em Roblin WMFDP

Em Roblin

Consultant

Em Roblin WMFDP

Em Roblin

Consultant

Em has worked with WMFDP since 2017. She has extensive experience working strategically with leadership teams and facilitating a range of experiences for leaders and high potential talent. She has developed and delivered customized inclusive leadership programs in collaboration with leading companies such as Dell, Morgan Stanley, Calvin Klein and BMW across the Asia Pacific region. She has an MPA from Ryerson University and a BAH in education from Queen’s University. Married with three children, Em is known for her authentic approach to integrating work and life as a jet-setting mom-baby duo.

Richard Schaeff

Consultant

Richard Schaeff

Consultant

Rich has spent the bulk of his career facilitating large-scale culture change within the manufacturing, healthcare and conservation industries. He took a break from that career in 2000 to pursue an interest in medicine. After two years of pre-med, he decided to major in biology and head toward teaching high school biology. Life intervened and he helped raise his grandson instead. He re-entered his consulting and facilitating career two years ago, now with the focus of diversity and inclusivity. In his free time, Rich enjoys creating sculptures from bones he finds while hiking in the mountains.

Tom Schiff, Ed.D.

Consultant

Tom Schiff, Ed.D.

Consultant

Tom Schiff partnered with WMFDP in April 2019. He has over 35 years of experience as consultant and educator with organizations ranging from small local non-profits to the National Football League. Tom is the founder and director of Phallacies, Inc., an organization that engages men in critical intersectional conversations and direct action to challenge unhealthy mainstream ideas of masculinity and foster physical and emotional health and community well-being. He holds an Ed.D. in Organization Development from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he continues to serve as an adjunct faculty.

Pam Shelly

Comptroller

Pam Shelly

Comptroller

Pam joined WMFDP in 2001. She studied psychology, philosophy, teaching and educational administration at Oregon State University, Portland State, and Lewis and Clark College. While in college, she noticed that women of color weren’t “allowed” to pledge or join sororities, and she spent those years marching against the Vietnam War and trying to understand issues of diversity and the law. Even now, she knows there’s a lot to learn and a lot that doesn’t make sense. On a daily basis, she reads, notices, has conversations about and sometimes intervenes when issues of diversity and inclusion arise. Pam is also very passionate about travel, health issues, relationships and working with children and adults.

Kristin Taylor

Executive Assistant to Bill Proudman

Kristin Taylor

Executive Assistant to Bill Proudman

Kristin Taylor is a native Oregonian who came to WMFDP with an eclectic work history and a commitment to creative expression and community wellness. A seasoned assistant to start-up founders, entrepreneurs and senior executives in NYC, SF and Portland, Kristin has also trodden unconventional paths that include the performing arts, being a hospice doula, and teaching mindfulness practices to underserved communities. Kristin received a BA in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Oregon, studied film at New York University, and received an MFA from The New School. Her go-to’s are her meditation cushion, classic jazz, storytelling, and avocados.

Sacha Thompson

Consultant

Sacha Thompson

Consultant

With nearly 20 years of experience within the education, non-profit and tech industries, Sacha Thompson has seen the challenges faced by executives with good intentions struggling to make decisions around diversity. Where executives are motivated to do the ‘right thing’ when it comes to DEI but may be hindered by their own biases and fears. She’s also seen, and experienced, the damage endured by BIPOC employees when they are not centered/valued in their company’s DEI efforts. 

Sacha’s work is about removing barriers or providing support in order to get to a place of equality. She helps executives and leaders have that important dialogue, and coach them to the necessary, long-term changes that develop institutional cultures of DEI.

Sacha received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology concentrating on Cultural Diversity & Ethnicity and a Masters in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership from The College of William and Mary. Also, she has acquired her Masters of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University where she focused on management and marketing. Sacha is the founder of The Equity Equation, LLC, a diversity coaching and consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. 

Mauricio Valadrian

Consultant

Mauricio Valadrian

Consultant

Born and raised in Colombia, Mauricio has been working in the United States as a filmmaker and media creative for nearly two decades, much of which was spent in broadcast television, developing communications strategy for underrepresented communities. He works with national organizations in both in the private and governmental sectors trying to find relevance and impact in an increasingly multicultural landscape. He is the founder of Valadrian Creative & Consulting, a firm specialized in DEI communications, and is a fierce advocate for Outdoor Equity. Currently he serves as board chair for Hike it Baby, a national Nonprofit with over 360 chapters across the  U.S. helping families with young children from all backgrounds to build community across difference on trail. He also serves as vice-chair for The Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee. As a first-generation immigrant he brings a lived-in perspective of the challenges, blind spots, and tangibility of systemic disadvantage.

Gwendoline Van Doosselaere

Business Development & Marketing Manager

Gwendoline Van Doosselaere

Business Development & Marketing Manager

Gwendoline is our Business Development and Marketing Manager. She joined WMFDP in May 2019 to further develop our communications and outreach efforts. Gwendoline draws from her bicultural upbringing, studies in anthropology and journalism, work experience in advertising and communications, and leading a nonprofit to advance WMFDP’s mission of creating more inclusive and diverse workplaces. Gwendoline has long been passionate about creating a better tomorrow for everyone, looking at how we shift ourselves and our culture to include the diversity of voices, ideas and representations necessary for a vibrant future for us all. In her spare time, Gwendoline loves to play outdoors and explore different corners of the globe.

Michael Welp WMFDP

Michael Welp, Ph.D.

Founder

Michael Welp WMFDP

Michael Welp, Ph.D.

Founder

In 1995, Michael partnered with Bill Proudman to co-found White Men as Full Diversity Partners (WMFDP), and for thirty years has worked extensively with organizations around the world to grow courageous leadership skills, transform conflict, and create cultures of full inclusion.

Michael is the author of the book, Four Days To Change: 12 Radical Habits to Overcome Bias and Thrive in a Diverse World. The book is based on 20 years of pioneering workshops engaging white male leaders and building leadership skills. Earlier in his career Michael facilitated interracial team-building with over a dozen South African corporations in his work with Outward Bound. His research on how white men learn about diversity led to founding WMFDP.

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Mark Williams

Consultant and Digital Experience Manager

Mark Williams

Consultant and Digital Experience Manager

Mark partnered with WMFDP in 2018, and is known for his unique ability to integrate conceptual frameworks, research and diagnostics with web-based tools and multimedia in his facilitation work with organizations, teams and small groups. He is the founder and co-creator of WIN Insights and has conducted over 200 diversity training presentations. Mark is a highly regarded thought leader, consultant, coach, public speaker and author of five books, including the best-selling book entitled “The 10 Lenses, Their Guide to Living and Working in a Multicultural World.” He has conducted extensive research in the field of identity and diversity with leading firms such as Gallup, Zogby, Harris and Survey USA. Mark holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology from the American University.