Simma Lieberman Bio Simma Lieberman, The Inclusionist, creates cultures where employees love to do their best work and customers love to do business. She has helped leaders develop and implement diversity and inclusion strategies for over twenty-five years. In addition, Simma is known for creating and facilitating dialogues that bring people together from different backgrounds for meaningful interactions that result in more collaboration, innovation and problem solving. Her work demonstrates the fact that in order for organizations to truly leverage diversity and be inclusive people have to know each other. The author of three books on Diversity and Inclusion and one on Stress Management and Resilience, Simma is working on her next book, Open Dialogue and Awkward Conversations. As a thought leader in diversity, inclusion and resilience, her articles and ideas have been featured in publications that include The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN.com, Working Mother, Fast Company, Black MBA, San Jose Mercury News, Redbook, and Human Resource Executive Simma’s clients include Kimpton Hotels, Kaiser Permanente, Gulfstream, Genentech, Women In Titanium, Applied Materials, Intel, Oracle, and Women’s Foodservice Forum. Simma is a former co-chair of the San Francisco Regional Council of Out and Equal, and past President of the Northern California Society for the Advancement of Consulting (SAC.) She hosts a weekly radio show on race and diversity related issues, Every Day Conversations on Race for Every Day People. In Feb. 2017, Simma was honored to receive the Global Diversity Leadership Award from the World Human Development Congress in Mumbai.