The Do’s and Don’ts of DEI Implementation


Principal of Lubna Somjee, Ph.D. since 2005, Dr. Somjee is an executive coach and DEI consultant passionate about using science to effect change and growth, with the thread of diversity and inclusion throughout her work. She works with a variety of individuals around professional/leadership issues, including working with professionals of color to help them navigate leadership issues within the context of workplace racism. Additionally, she works with teams using a rapid discovery process to pinpoint internal issues and brainstorm sustainable solutions. She has been providing various types of DEI work for over 20 years including but not limited to DEI strategic planning, and executive coaching. Learn more at:

Dr. Brown is an accomplished, forward thinking leader empowering performance success, integrating innovative solutions, and developing effective leadership teams across a variety of organizations and industries. She has led consulting and executive coaching engagements for nearly 20 years – driving strategic planning, vision alignment, change management, employee engagement, as well as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts. In addition to her role as Principal of RBC Strategic, Dr. Brown has held leadership roles in public, non-profit, and Fortune 50 organizations. These experiences have been an asset in coaching women leaders of color to navigate the overt and micro racial complexities impacting their professional journeys. To contact Dr. Brown:

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