Amy Lazarus is the Founder and CEO InclusionVentures. InclusionVentures helps you bring out the best in your people so that together you can bring your world-changing ideas to life. We work with house-hold names in technology, philanthropy, and media to decrease bias and enhance inclusion in the workforce, workplace, and work products. Amy is a master facilitator who consults on strategy, unconscious bias, productive workplace culture, employee engagement, Millennial leadership, inclusive interview practices, and implementing theory-to-practice. Born and raised in a diverse community where it was "cool" to try out for the high school's race relations dialogue group, Amy brings 20 years of experience in the diversity and inclusion field to enable people and organizations to contribute, thrive, and grow. Prior to launching InclusionVentures, Amy served as Executive Director of the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue, increasing earned revenue from 6% to 33%, quadrupling the number of organizations served, and founding PULSE, a neuroscience based leadership retreat to catalyze inclusive talent and establish an employer-ready pipeline to infuse the same principles into organization culture. Amy holds a bachelor's from Duke University and a Masters in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon's Heinz School. Recipient of numerous awards for diversity and social justice, Amy is World Economic Forum Global Shaper, TEDx speaker, and serves on the boards of Coro National and the Harwood Institute of Public Innovators. Amy lives in San Francisco, practices tai chi, and has sung back up for Aretha Franklin.