The Institute Collaborative are exceptional professionals working to advance equity and justice through their areas of expertise.

They contribute their wisdom, insights, data and analysis to the Content Platform, which amplifies their voices.

The global capacity of Women’s Work Institute / Sum Strategy is augmented through our Collaborative.

 

 

COLLABORATIVE PROFESSIONALS

ANNA DEWAR GULLY, MRES

(she/her)
FOUNDER, STRATEGIST, WOMEN’S WORK INSTITUTE & SUM STRATEGY

complex organization strategy, program design, transformation initiatives, startup advisory

DR. KRISTEN LIESCH

(she/her)
FOUNDER, STRATEGIST, SUM INSTITUTE

strategy, program design, transformative curriculum development, startup advisory, equitable process design

madhavi kulkarni

(she/her)
CULTURE & INCLUSION PROPAGATOR, HR COORDINATOR, FOODSHARE

diversity, inclusion, equality, acceptance

SIRI CHILAZI

(she/her)
GENDER & ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCHER (Research Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School)

SHERI SPINKS

(she/her)
PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, SUPPLIER DIVERSITY EXPERT

professional solutions in strategic procurement, supplier diversity & supply chain optimization

Andrea vásquez rodríguez

(she/her)
INNOVATOR FOR GENDER EQUITY, FLEXABILITY

communications, behavioural science, design thinking

MERU VASHISHT

(she/her)
HUMAN CENTRED DESIGNER & AGENT OF CHANGE

design research, product design, service design, organizational design, social impact

SONALI MOHAPATRA

(she/her)
RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX & CARVED VOICES

physics, speaking, writing, innovation, strategy, evidence-based policy

ANDREA VAN VUGT

(she/her)
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR & DISABILITY ADVOCATE, FOUNDER, DISABILITY PRIDE ALBERTA FOUNDATION

diversity and inclusion, business development, community and stakeholder engagement

allison swelin

(she/her)
RETURN TO WORK STRATEGIST, COMMUNITY BUILDER, CULTURE & HEALTHY LIFESTYLE ADVOCATE

people management strategy, policy design &advisory, community & stakeholder engagement

nesreen ali

(she/her)
POLICY NERD & FACILITATION GEEK

high impact diversity & inclusion facilitation, community development, public policy

AMANDA FERNANDEZ

(she/her)
FOUNDER, INCLUSIFYY

social entrepreneur, consultant, helping community, municipal, and library leaders leverage diversity and inclusion


MATHURA KARUNANITHY

SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST, COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING SOUTH ASIANS (CASSA)

women’s empowerment, gender-based, feminist policy & programming, advocacy, education

JASON WONG

(he/him)
FOUNDER, JWONG WORKS

leadership coach, fractional VP of engineering, keynote speaker, diversity & inclusion consultant for high performing workplaces


RUTH A. MOJEED

(she/her)
FOUNDER, THE INCLUSION PROJECT

equity, diversity and inclusion consultant, community organizing, public engagement

daniel holley

(he/him)
EDUCATOR, CONSULTANT, COACH & MENTOR, ACTIVATE LEARNING, READING UNIVERSITY, SCIENCE BOFFINS

social cohesion advocate, empowerment consulting, team mentorship & facilitation

RC Woodmass

(they/them)
GENDER INCLUSION EXPERT & UK DESIGNER, FOUNDER OF QUEERIT and PRODUCT DESIGNER AT CRESCENDO

justice advocate for underrepresented people, gender inclusion, user experience, meditation, futurism

KRISTA WHITEHEAD, PHD

(she/her)
SOCIOLOGIST, DATA SCIENTIST, EDUCATOR

higher education industry, private sector, social science methodology, gender analysis

jake stika

(he/his)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NEXT GEN MEN (EQUITY LEADERS)

gender equity, masculinities, engaging men, fatherhood

Gillian Harvey & Tegan Moss

(both she/her)
CO-FOUNDERS, BRAND STRATEGY, BRAND & WEB DESIGN at NATPARK COLLECTIVE

brand strategy, brand & web design for female entrepreneurs

HOLLY BURTON

(she/her)
LEADERSHIP COACH FOR WOMEN IN MALE-DOMINATED INDUSTRIES, WOMEN IN MALE-DOMINATED INDUSTRIES (WIMDI)

women’s leadership coach, keynote speaker, consultant

AISLINN GRANT

(she/her)
BRAND STRATEGIST, FOUNDER OF GRANT DESIGN

brand + identity design, strategy, startup launch, small business strategy, pitch mentorship, business plan mentorship, focus on woman-led entrepreneurship