As a passionate and charismatic keynote speaker and panelist, Principal Consultant and CEO Paula Swift has tackled "tough conversations" by flawlessly executing engaging and highly sophisticated discussions around race, diversity, equity, and inclusion for over a decade.
With over twenty-five years of experience managing crises, Paula understands, all too well, the importance of facing adversity head on. She possesses a keen knowledge of the tremendous need for diversity and inclusivity in the workforce. In addition to assisting your organization in creating safe spaces for all employees to experience acceptance and belonging, she will analyze your company's mission, goals, and strategic initiatives to develop a program tailored to, and in alignment with, your needs. Our programs provide key skills and behaviors to propel your organization to the next level.
Paula also serves a professor at Azusa Pacific University, where she teaches courses on Professional Communication in the Department of Communication Studies. Paula is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership at the University of Southern California where she earned her Master of Communication Management.
Paula is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated. She and her husband Roderick are parents to 3 amazing children and two fur babies.
"Any organization can move forward with small incremental changes, but building for the future in today’s rapidly evolving environment means taking bold chances and making insightful decisions."