Consulting

For organizations eager to create an equitable and inclusive workplace culture and to communicate with an equity-based approach, Michèle Newton provides expertise and focus. Her unique lens as a biracial educator, tenured communicator and passionate entrepreneur adds an impactful element to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging strategies in need of inspiration and lasting results

Consulting

For organizations eager to create an equitable and inclusive workplace culture and to communicate with an equity-based approach, Michèle Newton provides expertise and focus. Her unique lens as a biracial educator, tenured communicator and passionate entrepreneur adds an impactful element to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging strategies in need of inspiration and lasting results

Inclusive and Anti-Racism Education

As an educational consultant, Michèle fuses her Black-lived experience with expertise in communications to empower equitable leadership. She stresses the powerful position communicators hold, and the importance of slowing down, switching off autopilot and committing continuous learning to chart an inclusive path forward. Audiences leave with the tangible actions and behaviours needed to lead their organizations into a new age. 

  • Inclusive Communications 
  • Anti-Racism – Transforming to Action 
  • Customized Professional Development 
  • Workshops & Seminar Series 

Equity-based Communications

With the Black Lives Matter movement and heightened awareness of systemic racism impacting all sectors, ensuring communicators develop and hone the effectiveness of their cross-cultural communications couldn’t be more important. The intersection of Michèle’s public, private and corporate sector communications background with her community-based diversity and inclusion work enables her to provide clients unique insights and leading expertise.

  • Equity-based Communications
  • Inclusion Project & Content Consulting
  • Strategic Communications Plans
  • Sensitivity Reading/Editing

Public Relations and Media

A tenured communications professional, Michèle has provided strategic public and media relations, communications and marketing services across various industry sectors, with particular focus on empowering socially conscious organizations. Working with many different brands and organizations over the years, Michele’s thoughtful and compelling storytelling is at the heart of it all. 

  • Media Relations and Publicity
  • Strategic Sponsorships/Partnerships
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Key Messaging & Corporate Media Training

DEI Assessment & Planning

Incredible change can happen when people and organizations work collaboratively toward shared values. When those values centre around diversity, equity and inclusion, an opportunity to impact the community in a deep and lasting way is created. For organizations ready to do the work, Michèle’s community-based diversity and inclusion work and her public and private sector management experience combine to shape their inclusive, diverse and equitable future. Limited engagements available.

  • Corporate DEI Assessments & Evaluation
  • DEI Strategic Planning & Development
  • Recommendations for Continuous DEI Improvement

Executive Advisory

Leveraging her experience and skill as a high level advisor to senior  executives, Michèle seamlessly guides DEI conversations, provides new viewpoints, and generates ideas in a confidential, one-on-one setting. Limited engagements available.

  • Individual DEI Professional Development
  • DEI Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Inclusion & Belonging Learning Journeys

Clients and collaborations

Testimonials

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