Annahid Dashtgard (MEd)

CEO of Anima Leadership

Annahid Dashtgard (MEd) is the CEO of Anima Leadership, a consulting company offering a compassionate approach to racial justice. Her work draws on over two decades of experience in public, private and non-profit sectors, where she’s coached thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations. Annahid is an inclusion leader, author and speaker whose relational approach to DEIB focuses on shifting consciousness one conversation and compelling story at a time. She’s author of the bestselling memoir “Breaking the Ocean: Race, Rebellion and Reconciliation” – “this story could change you” said Ms. Magazine– and the upcoming “Bones of Belonging”. Annahid loves nothing more than a spicy cocktail, a new book and an afternoon nap, ideally in that order. 

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