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Shakil Choudhury, Co-founder/ CVO, Anima Leadership

As Co-Founder of Anima Leadership, Shakil Choudhury is an award-winning consultant with more than 25 years experience in the field of diversity, equity and inclusion. He has trained senior leadership teams across sectors and developed measurement tools for organizations, helping improve their diversity outcomes. Internationally, Shakil has designed and led peace-building projects for communities in conflict, specifically in Europe and South America. His book Deep Diversity®: A Compassionate, Scientific Approach to Achieving Racial Justice is a practical, scientific and compassionate approach to tackling systemic discrimination. Written in a Gladwell-meets-racial-justice style, many are calling this a “breakthrough” book on racism and social identity offering an innovative approach to building more inclusive environments.  He is currently experiencing his most challenging and rewarding management experience: his two toddlers teaching him about fatherhood!