About

Laurie Carlsson has spent more than a decade working toward social change. She has extensive experience facilitating large group discussions, diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings, and train-the-trainer workshops. She’s led sessions for the University of Washington, the Pride Foundation, JustLead Washington, and The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education. Laurie’s work leverages anti-oppression curricula best practices, bringing participants together through engaging activities and facilitated discussions. Her workshops on outreach methods gained crucial support for Marriage Equality in Washington State’s 2012 campaign. Laurie has led diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies for the University of Washington School of Law and served as Diversity Policy Coordinator for the UW’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity. She currently serves as a faculty member and member of the Board of Directors of JustLead Washington, an equity and leadership training program that is growing a sustainable network of legal and community leaders working toward access to justice. Laurie’s work helps organizations ensure that their vision, mission, and core values are woven into their daily operations, hiring practices, and workplace culture.

 

 
 
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