EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION
Los Angeles, CA
- EDI in the workplace
- Leadership development
- Team dynamics
- Human capital development
Garland is a senior change architect with a background in human resource development and talent acquisition. Whether the transformation is happening as a result of a systems implementation, leadership change, or workflow process change, she enjoys connecting with teams to assist in shifting their pain points into synergies in order to achieve a shared goal.
WORK HISTORY: She has over 15 years of experience in both start-up and Fortune 500 organizations specifically in recruitment planning and strategy, in addition to experience with diversity and inclusion programming and integration. She has provided training for business leaders on interviewing, assessments, and new hire orientation.
INDUSTRY PREFERENCES: Garland is highly adaptable at navigating among a variety of industries, and works with B-corporation, education, transportation, and non-profit clients.
EDUCATION: Garland received her BA in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and completed her MS in Human Resource Development from Florida International University.
PERSONAL: Garland enjoys salsa dancing, capoeira, and traveling with her family to discover all the wonderful world cultures, foods, and languages. She lives in Los Angeles with her 10 year-old daughter and partner. When not enjoying the sunshine, she can be found reading books, watching movies, and listening to podcasts.
BELIEFS: I believe our differences are our superpowers. Once we own our strengths and accept the strengths of others, we can begin to impact the world in a more positive way.
HOPE FOR THE FUTURE: My hope is that we (humanity) continue to challenge ourselves to not just do better, but be better people. Use our voices to educate, empathize, and share to help ourselves, each other, and the world
FAVORITE QUOTES: “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” Dr. Seuss