Dr. G, CEO and Principal Consultant at Brasfield Associates, is an award-winning diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) advocate and changemaker with over 18 years of experience in leadership consulting and DEI program development, training, education, and outreach for the construction industry and construction-related trades. Her mission is to drive organizations to go beyond DEI talk by taking actionable steps to create culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces. A DEI strategist and educator at heart, Dr. G and the Brasfield team are committed to advancing the industry through transformative and sustainable capacity-building program development and implementation.
Organizations that embrace and implement DEI strategies outperform their peers. Brasfield empowers and equips organizations, teams, and leaders with holistic DEI strategies that boost organizational well-being, employee engagement, and profitability. Specializing in the development of DEI strategy, cultural diversity, thought leadership, in-person and online interactive education, and employee resource groups, the team delivers programming designed to meet organizations where they are in their journey, customizing tools and programs to the unique needs of each client.
Recognition for Dr. G’s work in DEI includes being named the 2023 recipient of the Associated General Contractors of California's prestigious Associate Achievement Award for her outstanding contributions to the construction industry. She is the recipient of the 2023 Comerica Bank’s Women of Diversity Award, a Los Angeles Times Inspirational Women finalist, a 2021 LA County Impact Maker by Stratiscope, 2020 Mujer del Ano (Woman of the Year) by the Regional Hispanic Institute, and a Rising Star Award finalist in the Los Angeles Business Journal, and named a Game Changer by Diversity Professional Magazine. She is also a DEI social influencer who Autodesk industry bloggers called a Top 50 Construction Influencer.
Brasfield & Associates is a certified WBE, DBE and WOSB. Dr. G holds dual doctorate degrees from the University of La Verne, a D.P.A. in Public Administration, and an Ed.E. in Organizational Leadership.
Starting out, the idea of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion was a concept that many organizations didn't take seriously. Now, more than ever our communities are mandating that DEI concepts become reality and evolve into sustainable and measurable outcomes. Dr. G helps organizations navigate the journey to creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workspaces where people feel valued, supported, and heard.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are business imperatives that require intentional and strategic planning for long-term organizational change. Reach beyond the good to have by engaging Dr. G to guide and inform your transformational journey.
Dr. G receives an award for her work to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote inclusion.
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