Lisa earned her Diversity and Inclusion certification from Cornell University. She also has a B.A. in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University. Lisa uses her understanding of racial hierarchies, white supremacy culture, and institutionalized racism to educate teachers, attorneys, business leaders, and industry professionals.
Lisa is also available for private small group discussions, to help facilitate authentic conversations about race.
She truly believes this knowledge creates transformative connections and better environments for all.
Lisa Benson is a diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism consultant. She's also an Emmy award-winning journalist with more than 20 years of communication and television news experience.
After a personal battle with workplace discrimination, and a victory in federal court, she now teaches others the impact of systemic racism and unconscious biases.
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."