I am a trusted advisor to leaders who are serious about creating and sustaining diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.
Michelle knows how to move organisations from conversation to action. Particularly when it comes to creating and sustaining diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces that work, for every human.
Having proper guidance is crucial when devising a DEI strategy. Michelle offers expert and clear-cut advice to the board, CEO, executive team, and DEI and HR partners on how to create the most suitable strategy for the organisation's DEI maturity level.
Michelle assists her clients in developing their DEI capacity and capability to execute their DEI strategy effectively. Both capability and capacity development are crucial and often neglected components for any organisation striving to implement a long-lasting, impactful DEI strategy.
Michelle provide her clients with precise DEI information and insights through gender equality and inclusive culture audits that utilize data science. This is an initial or early step for clients to take in designing a strategy based on factual information rather than assumptions or generic solutions.
These development programs for women are essential for organisations that want to close the leadership gender gap. With a laser sharp focus on building critical business and leadership skills, Michelle enables women to reach their full potential. The programs are research-based solutions and include strategies that are proven to enable women from diverse backgrounds and career stages to advance in leadership roles.
Michelle’s Inclusion @ Work program is designed to provide employees, especially people leaders, with the 21st Century Skills required to create and sustain inclusive workplaces. Michelle helps people build awareness about the range of differences that confront us in the workplace and in society, and systematically guides learning about DEI from the fundamentals through to expert level.
Establishing the governance framework and cadence for board and executive oversight of the DEI strategy implementation is essential for sustained success. Michelle creates the governance framework and then guides, advises and participates as an independent voice on the board and executive steering committee. In addition, she assumes a consulting role for DEI leads and committees in the organisation.
Michelle is an inspirational, energetic speaker and facilitator who inspires people to take action to create workplaces that work for every human. She is a great storyteller and can relate to people from all walks and stages of life. She is humorous, well-informed, and an expert in her field, having had executive leadership and board experience for significant enterprises throughout her successful career.
Michelle speaks to organisations in the business and sporting sectors about the importance of DEI strategy development and implementation. She also speaks directly to female leaders about how to advance their careers.
Michelle is also an expert EmCee who can help design and skillfully facilitate your conference or event.
Michelle speaks regularly on a number of topics as well as works with clients to create bespoke sessions relevant to their needs.
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