What should be the vetting process for these administrators? Is it a behavioral issue or hunger? We talk about how she struggles as a high school and college student with “the triple threat” (woman, disable, and black) with a unique worldview as an American raised in Germany. She was able to witness and blow the whistle the brokenness in the educational, federal, and state-level government propelled her to pursue a career in DEI.
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Zakiya has over 15 years experience in Human Capital Management; quite passionate about diversity, equality, and inclusion. Founder of B Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning LLC and co-author of “The Humans Behind The Resources.” Additionally, Zakiya has written a book solo called, “The Complete Guide to Diversity, Inclusion in the Age of COVID-19 First Edition,” which will be available this fall. Zakiya realizes there are other Black women with disabilities who look like herself who have ‘tried’ to assimilate for various reasons. Thus stresses inclusive leaders must understand intersectionality. Zakiya Mabery was featured on Great Day Washington (CBS), KRON Channel News,, The Black News Channel (BNC), and Good Morning Washington (ABC). Has presented for small and large organizations such as the Department of Defense, University of Minnesota, The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED), DisabilityIn, and The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) in the U.S. Department of Labor to name a few.