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I help companies build high-performing organizations through developmental leadership programs and diverse, equitable and inclusive cultures.

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About Me


I am Jocelyn Giangrande and I help companies build high performing organizations through leadership development and diverse, equitable and inclusive (DEI) cultures.  

Over the last 25 years I worked with over 100 organizations across various industries.  What I learned is that great companies have exceptional leadership and a culture of DEI.  I can help you achieve both.

You cannot get there without investing in your leaders

It takes exceptional leadership skills, awareness, and sensitivity to build cultures that attract and retain talent.  Therefore, you must select the right leaders, invest in their development, and hold them accountable to your values.  That is what I can help you do. 

Through my leadership development programs, workshops and coaching, I equip leaders with skills to be inclusive, flexible, and communicate effectively.

Build the right culture and they will come and stay

It also takes an environment where your talent feels embraced, valued, and respected to build an exceptional organization.  An environment that promotes inclusion where everyone has a voice, an opportunity to contribute and perform at their best is what sets you apart.  That takes a culture of DEI. 

Building a DEI culture is essential and taking a strategic and systemic approach is critical.  That is what I may also help you achieve.  Through my strategic consultations, inclusive leadership coaching and visioning, together we can build the culture you desire and need for today and tomorrow. 

This is my passion

It may sound cliché to say I found my passion; however, it is true.  I love what I do, and nothing is more satisfying than having a role in organizational success.  I believe in playing to your strengths, creating an environment where ideas are exchanged, and diverse perspectives are valued.  This is what sets the great apart from the rest. 

I hope to help you and your organization be all it can be.  And more!

Your consultant and friend,


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Whether it’s building diverse, equitable and inclusive cultures or leadership development, I can help.


DEI strategic planning, cultural transformations, shaping DEI visions and leading the strategic direction of DEI initiatives.

Jocelyn is multi skilled from consulting to being an instructor. You can see her Management Coaching talents come through as she helps make your organization a better place. She focuses on RESPECT for all people not just one or two facets. If you are looking for a partner to help you make your organization better contact Jocelyn.

— Linda Moore, Human Resources, Business Leader


Interactive trainings such as DEI for 21st Century Leadership, If You’re Human, You’re Biased, and Cross-Cultural Collaboration & Communication earn top-box ratings.

Jocelyn presented a webinar on Diversity & Inclusion and Implicit Bias. She delivered everything expected and more, she effectively engaged the audience at a level I haven’t seen before. After the webinar I received many emails appreciating this opportunity. Here are some examples: “Jocelyn made me feel so positive about a topic, and in a time that it is often so negative. I could have listened to her for the rest of the day.”
— Brock Varner, Human Resources Leader


Coaching leaders to inclusion with the skills and guidance to engage, respect and create environments where teams excel.

Jocelyn has facilitated a number of Diversity & Inclusion training sessions for our staff. The trainings were well received and staff truly enjoyed Jocelyn as the facilitator. Jocelyn is very engaging and knows her stuff! We definitely recommend Jocelyn to other business organizations.

-Michele Hansel, Senior Human Resources Leader


Whether it’s a conference, retreat or panel, Jocelyn will captivate your audience with thought-provoking stories, educational exercises and motivational personality. Learn More

Jocelyn was our guest speaker for our leadership retreat. The first 20 seconds into her presentation she had people at ease, and engaged. She is a dynamic speaker, and her delivered message is well thought out and prepared to capture your audience and gain the awareness you need to enhance the business culture.

Marla Stuck, Chief Human Resources Officer
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Jocelyn Giangrande professional coach and speaker

Over the last 25 years I earned the reputation of having the courage to challenge leaders and to ask the right questions. As your inclusive coach, I will live up to that reputation.

Turning Good Leaders into Great Leaders in DEI


Today, communities expect more from top leaders. As your inclusive coach, I can guide you to meet that expectation. 


Leading a diverse, equitable and inclusive (DEI) organization can be challenging.  As humans we fall into comfort zones, habits and surround ourselves with like-minded individuals. Even if you have diversity around you, your actions often indirectly create homogeneous cultures. 

Being an inclusive leader means you create an environment where diverse talent excels. That requires specific skills, competencies and abilities often overlooked.  An inclusive coach can help bring out those qualities.


It is critical to obtain objective guidance while you embark on the DEI journey. Having a confidant to assist in demonstrating your DEI commitments while leveraging inclusive leadership skills enhances credibility.   Over the years I have been successful in guiding executive leaders to:

  • Leverage leadership strengths to demonstrate inclusion
  • Identify blind spots, and areas for enhanced awareness
  • Sort through DEI questions and opportunities. 


Coaching may also provide tools, approaches, and skills to ensure your communication, listening, and observation skills are sharpened to support a DEI culture.  Inclusive leaders also build confidence in key stakeholders such as executive boards, internal and external communities as well as direct reports. 

It would be an honor to guide you on this journey.  You do not have to do it alone.  Let us build together.


Jocelyn has a presence and approach that makes it safe to have a conversation in solving problems, generating ideas. She maintains poise and grace in her relationships. She has made quite a positive impact through her focused work and contribution.

Naren Balasubramaniam, Chief People Officer

Let us discuss your journey

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dei workshops

Unique, engaging, and thought-provoking training designed to build high-performing organizations, inclusive leadership, and respectful workplaces. 

our workshops

We realize the importance of providing training and educational programs that are relevant, developmental, and engaging.  Therefore, a lot of care is put into designing our workshops.  Our goal is to ensure every participant has an opportunity to engage in thought-provoking research, robust discussions, and developmental exercises.

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