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Dr. Gadson facilitated a series of workshops for our internal racial justice task force to create a strong foundation for our evolving DEI work.  Dr. Gadson and her team created a safe, engaging and encouraging space for our staff members to learn, explore and wrestle with a variety of racial equity challenges. Her final report has created a runway from which our next steps can be accelerated. We are more curious, courageous, and informed thanks to her guidance and good counsel.  I highly recommend Dr Gadson -whether your group is new to racial equity or seasoned – she has the knowledge, skill, and presence to make your work constructive and compassionate.

— Carey Harris, CEO, Literacy Pittsburgh

“Dr. Gadson facilitated the Board Retreat of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra around D/E/I and did an outstanding job. Her presentation was educational, she got everyone to participate, she managed difficult conversation with diplomacy and empathy, and she followed-up with an extensive report about what was shared and some potential next steps. I’d recommend her to anyone starting or continuing their work on this D/E/I journey. We greatly appreciated her leadership in this effort with us.”

— Melia Tourangeau, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

“Over the past several years, the Seneca Valley School District has developed a strong working partnership with Dr. Trisha Gadson. This partnership has strengthened our knowledge and practices in the areas of diversity, inclusion, and racial equity. As a trained facilitator, Dr. Gadson exhibits exemplary professional qualities through her expertise and experience as a leader. She has the talent and ability to lead others in courageous conversations while valuing the respect of every stakeholder. Her overall guidance and support has reinforced positive organizational outcomes within our learning community.”

— Kyra Bobak, Director of Human Resources, Seneca Valley School District

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