We believe we can help create healthy workplace systems that uplift and expand talents, bring financial success, and foster happiness. We understand that work cultures in the US and across the globe can and have marginalized and caused the most trauma for women, black people, and all people of color, creating and fostering environments for xenophobic behaviors and diminishing contributions and values of LGBTQ+ people.
We are working to eliminate these dynamics.
LaVada English is the CEO and Founder of Bright Places, Inc.. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and is a certified Intercultural development coach. In addition, LaVada holds several leadership and strategic people management certifications. The vision for better psychologically healthy work environments has driven LaVada to educate leaders and teams for over two decades.
Stacey Gordon is the CEO of Rework Work and a respected DEI expert and author of recently released book, Unbiased. She can also be seen on LinkedIn Learning where she facilitates one of the most watched courses entitled, Unconscious Bias in the Workplace. LaVada and Stacey collaborate with clients including Adobe, Irythm, Macom, Core Districts, WS Audiology and more. Bright Places and Rework Work share a mission of changing the world “one conversation at a time.” Read more about Rework Work and why LaVada values working with this amazing team.
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