Judith H. Katz
Executive Vice President and Client Brand LeadCompany: The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter / Webinar Presenter
Session: Safe Enough to Soar: Accelerating Trust, Inclusion and Collaboration in the Workplace (S2-D )
Honored as one of 40 Pioneers of Diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal, Judith H. Katz, Ed.D., has been a leader in inclusion, diversity, and organization development for more than 30 years. As executive vice president of The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.—one of Consulting magazine’s Seven Small Jewels in 2010—she has helped organizations around the globe to leverage people’s differences, increase engagement, and transform workplaces. Together with Frederick A. Miller, she has co-created many key concepts in her fields, including the 12 Inclusive Behaviors, a foundational tool for creating inclusive collaborative workplaces and achieving higher organizational performance.
Judith has authored or co-authored five books, including the landmark, “White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training,” and most recently, “Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration: 4 Keys that Change EVERYTHING.” Her newest book, “Safe Enough to SOAR: Accelerating Trust, Inclusion and Collaboration in the Workplace,” co-authored with Fred Miller, was published in November 2018.
Many organizations have honored Judith with awards and accolades: the Organization Development Network has given her its Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), Outstanding Achievement in Global Work Award (2012) and the Larry Porter Award for Communication OD Knowledge (2009); and the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals named her a Legend of Diversity in 2012. Judith has been a member of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks Expert Panel since its founding and serves on the board of trustees of Fielding Graduate University.