Dr. Rassheedah Watts, author of “How to Be an Ally and Create Inclusion Using The A.C.A. PillarsTM, A 3-Step Approach,” is an award-winning diversity strategist, sought-after speaker, and certified group trainer on topics of diversity, race, leadership, and its intersections within business and education. Her audiences include state agencies, educators, business, and students. Dr. Rassheedah’s thought leadership includes features in Authority Magazine, BuzzFeed, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, along with various broadcast appearances. Combining her expertise as a Chief Diversity Officer and educator, Dr. Rassheedah works with individuals and organizations to elevate belonging and drive mind-set and cultural change solutions that bring about transformational results.
Holding a number of degrees and professional certifications, including a degree in broadcast arts, Dr. Rassheedah is no stranger to bringing concept to creation for a broad viewership. Along with producing Diversity Minute, she produced a roundtable series for KSFS Media, and regularly hosts a number of educational webinars. Hailing from San Francisco, California, Dr. Rassheedah overcame a life of poverty, yet the cultural richness she received from her community gave her a distinct multi-cultural, global lens that fuels the success of her work today. To book Dr. Rassheedah as a speaker or trainer, or to learn more, visit www.DrRassheedah.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trevecca Nazarene University, Doctor of Leadership and Professional Practice
Research theme: Applying Critical Race Theory to Explore BIPOC engagement, success and causes of attrition in education
Southern New Hampshire University, Master of Science – Higher Education Administration
San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Arts – Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts