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Mila DeChant has over 20 years of evolving global expertise in culture, holistic diversity, and organizational development. She possesses experiences in a variety of industries such as, education, information technology, mathematical fields, and other sciences. Mila earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She has consulted several commercial organizations on issues that relate to research, Executive Team coaching, learning and development, training, and ED&I. Because of her efforts as a consultant, she has received praises and positive testimonies from existing and previous clients and demonstrates that she is qualified to coach leaders into raising effective and dynamic teams.

Outside of consulting, Mila is an effective and reputable motivational public speaker at various industry conferences. Ms. DeChant was a finalist nominee in the 2020 WomenTech Network Global Awards for Cultural Inclusion. Additionally, she is in the research process of gathering and analyzing data related to ED&I and team dynamics for various clients to further enhance teams and organizational strategies.

Mila also currently serves as a VP of External Affairs and advisor in a non-profit organization focusing on integrating equity and inclusive strategies with internal operations and building comprehensive sponsorship packages for potential external partners. Because of her efforts as VP of External Affairs at the non-profit organization, this has led to unique opportunities for the organization and strengthening of corporate relationships with external partners.

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AWARENESS & FACILITATION WORKSHOPS

Before we can get to resolutions, we have to acknowledge systemic issues which is often swept underneath the carpet by HR, Management and Leadership. I facilitate workshops in having these difficult conversations in order to design resolution for organisations to retain diverse talent, especially BIPOC. The objective is allow participants to become aware of biases and the gatekeeping practises they consciously create to suppress progression at the workplace.

SOME TOPICS I OFFER:

 

  • Recognizing & Reducing Privilege Bullying

  • Swapping Out Managers Who Use Conscious Bias to Consciously Discriminate

  • Differentiating Task Managers & People Allies/Sponsors to Enable Diversity

  • Integrating Diversity As A Whole Vs As An Isolated Theme

  • Working Backwards To Progress BIWOC At The Workplace

  • Dismantling Exclusive Inclusion

  • Intersectionality of Toxic Masculinity & Race

  • Designing Diversity for ROI

  • Humanising Conlficts

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DEI SUCCESS PARTNERSHIP FOR A YEAR

* 2 MONTHLY CALLS
* CO DESIGN DEI STRATEGY
* ADVISE ON DEI COUNCIL

.... and more

CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 HEARTSHIP

Creating a psychological safe space for our humans to grow, learn, build, and impact exponentially. When we become catalysts of heartship, we are empowering our humans to have their voice, build their identity, and to take ownership.