Dr. Latise Hairston advocates for all human beings (especially for those that are disenfranchised) and influences systems to create practices, policies, and cultures that respect individuality and focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
With over 20 years of leadership experience, Latise has counseled and coached hundreds of individuals, leaders, and organizations in the government, non-profit, and corporate sectors. She designs, manages, and facilitates enterprise-wide innovative solutions, including strategic planning, change management, and leadership. Latise has led the development and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans within a multi-billion-dollar hospitality company.
As the Founder and Chief Impact Officer of HOPE Consulting, Latise specializes in creative problem solving, instructional design, diversity, equity and inclusion, training/facilitation, leadership, and organizational development. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Business, Management, and Leadership at Medaille College.
Latise holds an M.S. in Counseling, M.S. in Creativity and Change Leadership, and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Policy (with a concentration in Organizational Development). Latise is a sought after speaker and a published researcher.