Agatha Agbanobi is a DEI consultant, antiracism educator, and inclusive leadership coach for high-profile companies and organizations in the public and private sectors. She has researched, designed, and published equity-based curriculums for U.S. and international agencies. Through her consulting firm, Optimal Leadership, she has developed quality coaching content for teams and leaders to cultivate equitable and inclusive culture through thoughtful and transformative practices and processes. She believes that instilling an equity mindset and the will for transformative action in leaders will positively impact workplace culture, employee engagement, retention, and diversity recruitment. Additionally, she believes that those who understand the subject matter as well as human psychology and organizational change – how people and organizational change actually work – are those who will effectively scale equity and inclusion in the short and long term.