Why Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D.?
HER EXPERIENCE: In addition to her work with Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, and dozens of associations, Sondra has served on the Diversity Council of the American Red Cross, is an Expert Panelist for O’Mara and Richter’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World, and has consulted for the University of California.
HER KNOWLEDGE & REPUTATION: Honored as a “Pioneer in Diversity” by Profiles in Diversity Journal, Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D. has been immersed in the topics of unconscious bias and workplace diversity/inclusion for nearly three decades.
Sondra holds a Ph.D. in Cross-Cultural studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Over the years, she has authored a number of highly regarded books, journal articles, blogsand presentations, all aimed at enhancing the understanding of how to defeat the unconscious biases that so damage our workplaces and our nation.
Sondra’s work in the field of diversity and inclusion continues to this day; she researches the unique problems of her varied clients, preparing resources and presentations that enlighten, engage, and encourage change. She works with companies and media outlets around the world in her mission to help organizations move beyond bias.
Sondra is the author of a number of books including:
Profiting in America’s Multicultural Marketplace: How to Do Business Across Cultural Lines
Bridging Cultural Barriers for Corporate Success: How to Manage the Multicultural Workforce
Getting ‘Culture Smart’: Ten Strategies for Making Diversity Work
Making Diversity Work: Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace
The Diversity and Inclusion Handbook
3 Keys to Defeating Unconscious Bias: Watch, Think, Act.