IF YOU ARE NOT UNCOMFORTABLE

You Are Not Growing!

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Amazing. That is the single best word to describe Heidi. Getting to work with her in the diversity & inclusion space as we advance LGBTQ issues has been amazing. She has such an eye and dedication to ensuring that all people are included, all perspectives are heard, and that all people feel welcome. Heidi brings wonderful and thoughtful ideas to the table and is skillful at executing them. She is a true champion for equality.

- Jason, CEO

Hi, I'm Heidi!

Award-winning LGBTQIA+ Inclusion Expert

and Gender Equity Consultant

​I’ve been described as an idea-generating, project-tackling, culture-changing force and I'm ready to bring that passion and energy to your organization!

 

My career has been built on genuine leadership and authentic relationships that help companies focus more on diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.  I am a self-proclaimed “research nut”, dedicated to bringing energy and fostering connections among staff that empower them to build welcoming and inclusive policies and practices that further their own development and sense of belonging for all.

I truly believe that we should all be able bring our best and authentic selves to a workplace that champions safe spaces for all identities. 

In 2019, I received the Advocate of the Year Award by the WI LGBT Chamber and was one of Brava Magazine's 2020

Women to Watch.  

Organizational Consulting

The way we listen and do the work is as important as the work itself. 

You will be empowered to think creatively and strategically towards a more inclusive workplace.

Personalized Coaching

Know that you should be doing better, but not sure how?  Let's work together to get you on the right path with more personalized 1:1 coaching.

Apples To Allies:

Why Wellness & Diversity

Are One & The Same

"We often think of wellness and DEI as separate topics with different approaches. The truth is...it’s all part of the same conversation."

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Inclusive Leadership at Work

“If you are not uncomfortable, you are not growing," says Duss. “DEI can be messy, uncomfortable, and no one is ever going to have all the answers.”

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Amazing. That is the single best word to describe Heidi. Getting to work with her in the diversity & inclusion space as we advance LGBTQ issues has been amazing. She has such an eye and dedication to ensuring that all people are included, all perspectives are heard, and that all people feel welcome. Heidi brings wonderful and thoughtful ideas to the table and is skillful at executing them. She is a true champion for equality.

- Jason, CEO

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