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Listening Time:

31 min

Episode 236: Going Deeper by Bringing Mental Health and DEI Together—with Ymani Hawkins

Sometimes consultants can make a more powerful impact by bringing together two areas of work that can enrich each other.

In this Craft of Consulting Podcast episode, I interview Ymani Hawkins who has been combining mental health with diversity, equity, and inclusion work as a way of creating healing and change.


Ymani Hawkins

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Episode Details

In this episode, we talk about :

  • Combining mental health with the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

  • Responding to the collective grief, specifically from her community of folks of color

  • Redefining professionalism and challenging the ways we do work in the workplace

  • Being focused on heart change and people living out the values

  • Holding spaces for healing and giving people the space and opportunity to navigate and work out their humanness

  • Bringing a trauma-informed care lens to DEI

  • Opening spaces for different dialogues where people are navigating trauma, pain, and discomfort

  • Starting a new employed adventure and why

For more information about Ymani Hawkins:


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