Sharon G.E. Washington, Ed.D, MPH
Creating safe space for healing from the social and cultural trauma of racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression that limit the capacity of the human spirit, so that learners may use that power to heal the world.
Cultivating connection, community, inclusion and wellness in the processes of organizational assessment, curriculum design, safe-space facilitation, and trainings. This approach integrates anti-racism, anti-bias, diversity, belonging, and social justice into corporate, health care, and social service agencies.
Whether your organization is engaged in an ongoing effort to continue to grow in cultural humility and the fight for equity; there is recent growth in representation and diversity; there are interpersonal and/or institutional forms of bias being highlighted; or students/staff/faculty are requesting organizational growth regarding diversity and inclusion, we can help!
Services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. This work is done collaboratively throughout the entire process and we guarantee measurable results. Book an introductory meeting today to learn more about how we can help your organization/program thrive.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Assessment & Strategy
Creating safe spaces for members of the team to share experiences, feelings, and vision for growth.
Our assessment strategies include focus groups, one-on-one consultation and surveys to better understand the atmosphere of belonging, as well as equity, inclusion and diversity needs.
Change Management & Executive Coaching
Identify personal and professional goals, engage in personalized learning, and have support as you prepare for, engage in, and lead change and transformation.
We work closely with clients to ensure leaders and the organizational structure are ready for change.
Deconstructing Racism in Health Care Course
A safe space to increase self and societal-awareness and reflection, enhance racial literacy and communication skills, while fostering connection and community.
The Deconstructing Racism in Health Care course is a student-centered, discussion-based, interactive class that can be implemented with graduate students, faculty, or staff. The course has been offered at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Columbia University School of Nursing, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Baylor College of Medicine.
Trainings & Workshops
Deliberately leveraging learning environments as safe spaces for healing from the social and cultural trauma of racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression that limit the capacity of the human spirit, so that learners may use that power to heal the world.
We offer a range of workshops, trainings and approaches to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion; facilitate deeper connection between team members; and engage in individual and collective reflection and growth.
Creating learning experiences and growth opportunities that leverage organizational assets, enhance meaningful team relationships, and produce tangible outcomes.
Customized learning sessions and courses, both online and in-person, are developed to set your team up for success. Each of our training topics can be designed to fit the unique needs of your organization.
Grounded in hope and trust that we are capable, as human beings, to dismantle the structures of inequality that we have inherited. We can see change in our lifetimes, if we create it.
Talks or panel discussions are offered on topics ranging from: health inequities; race and racism; sexuality; intersectionality; empowering communities of color, particularly women and girls; Black history, culture, health, empowerment; college readiness and scholarships; and more.
Youth Development & College Readiness
Creating pathways to opportunity for youth through love, honesty, and insight.
Having assisted low-income minority students secure over $6.5 million in grants and scholarships for college through mentorship, coaching and writing support, we can consult with organizations to facilitate workshops, talks, and curriculum enhancement to support future scholars as they strive to achieve their dreams.