Power Speaker Lisa Dion "Beyond the "Shoulds" - How False Beliefs Keep Us From Authenticity" and Keynote Speaker (Part 2) Sonya Ware - "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Personal and Organizational Level"
lisa-dion.com, Boulder, Colorado
Lisa is an international teacher, clinical supervisor, author, coach and entrepreneur. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor and is at the cutting edge of her field creating new and innovative models of therapy with children and adults. She is the founder and President of the Synergetic Play Therapy Institute and the creator of Synergetic Play Therapy. She is also a Certified Gestalt Therapist, Parent Educator, Level II EMDR Practitioner and Master Certified Facilitator of the Demartini Method.In her private practice, she works with clients of all ages from around the world on a full spectrum of issues. In addition to her clinical work, she has also launched multiple for-profit and non-profit businesses and is a business consultant to various organizations worldwide.
Blue Beagle Consulting, Houston, Texas
An executive coach and diversity strategist, Ms. Ware works with high-performing clients in non-profit, health care, education, and energy. Committed to helping leaders change what they do, not who they are. Grounded in years of practical experience, business acumen and technology operations, Ms. Ware's transferrable leadership experiences support her in co-creating winning workplace strategies. Her experiences and current endeavors as a diversity champion and strategist, allow for collaborations that call people into the diversity journey. Ms. Ware's credentials include more than 10 years of advising and coaching business leaders, as many years as a senior leader, diversity champion and multiple recipient of Shell CIO's Right Work Environment award. She earned a BBA from the University of Houston in Entrepreneurship, a Master of Liberal Arts, a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation, Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University, and an edX Inclusive Leadership Certificate.