She is Janice Gassam

Janice Gassam Asare is an Anti-racism Educator. In 2022 she was recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Racial Equity!

As an anti-racism educator, DEI consultant, writer, and professor, she helps businesses and institutions develop interventions to make the workplace more equitable. Much of her work focuses on anti-black racism and how it manifests in and out of the workplace.

She is a PhD-trained Industrial Organizational psychologist and her dissertation focused on hiring bias. She strives to use her knowledge, experience, and research to strengthen organizations, foster understanding and healing, and provide guidance on how to create safer spaces for all employees.

She founded BWG Business Solutions-an award-winning consultancy that specializes in helping organizations grow stronger through diversity, equity, and inclusion. She provides guidance to organizations through consulting, workshops, speaking engagements, and panels. Some topics she focuses on include:
•Strategies to Creating an Anti-racist Organization
•Mitigating Bias during Performance Reviews
•Strategies to Support Racialized Employees
•Creating Safer Spaces for Black Women in the Workplace
•Understanding and Mitigating Hair Discrimination

She was selected to give a TEDx talk on Emotional Intelligence and she’s had the opportunity to collaborate with several companies and institutions including Google, The Dr. Oz Show, UBS, Nordstrom, PayPal/Venmo, Amazon, Yale University, and H&M.

She hosts *FREE* virtual and in-person workshops called the Dirty Diversity Dinner series (DDD), where she facilitates conversations around anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion over in-person or virtual dinner. She also hosts  the Dirty Diversity podcast, where the discussion is all things DEI.

Janice has authored two best-selling books DIRTY DIVERSITY and THE PINK ELEPHANT and have also been featured in over 300 articles in Forbes.

Congratulations Janice!!

 

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