When the culture of any organization mandates that it’s more important to protect the reputation of a system and those in power than it is to protect the basic human dignity of the individuals who serve that system or who are served by that system you can be certain that shame is systemic, money is driving ethics and that accountability is all but dead.
— Brene Brown
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Consulting

Launch a program, organize a community or lead a team with confidence and compassion. I'm here to help.

 

Right now, accountability and equity need to be everyone's priority. I believe we can protect and maintain each other's dignity while we do the work. From running my own small business to leading long-term training intensives, I bring an intersectional approach to supporting clients and communities. We all deserve structures that are ethical and accountable, where all parties experience respect at every level of interaction and exchange. 

I provide a skill building experience for both leaders and teams so that they have greater capacity for empathy and attunement. All companies and organizations need to have an intersectional approach to staffing customer service and client fulfillment, the question is how. I have found that supporting leadership teams in developing accurate empathy and social attunement leads to intersectional solidarity. The practical application of intersectional solidarity in professional settings supports a reframing of potential crisis moments to moments of practical collaboration based on mutual understanding.

 

 
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I work with community leaders, executives and entrepreneurs to:

  • Create anti-racist and anti-sexist codes of conduct.

  • Establish accountability procedures so that you stay accountable to your values, your clients, and your community.

  • Solve difficult problems that inevitably come up when you're in uncharted territory.

  • Develop an equity strategy for recruitment and retention of diverse employees and leadership.

  • Create qualitative and quantitative feedback forms for useful analysis.

  • Facilitate intensives and group trainings for leadership and staff.

  • Develop inclusive communications strategies across multiple platforms.

 
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Together, we can co-create strategies and practices that you can implement right away and you'll know you have someone who has your back.  There's a lot to be done, and you probably could use a hand with it. 

 
Working with Airial has completely transformed our team. We have more clarity and equity than we’ve ever had, and it has freed up so much energy to be directed towards what really matters, leaving us all more satisfied and connected in our work experience. Her work is both laser focused, just the kind of fire we needed, and yet absolutely supportive and compassionate.

If you have a team where there are some dynamics around equity, privilege and power, and you know they’re going on but you can’t quite articulate them or put your finger on them, or you don’t know how to bring them to your leadership... You’ve found the right person! As a leader, it can be hard to see how I contributed to my own team’s pitfalls, but she held us all with so much compassion, and helped us see how the work we were doing to be more clear and just with each other would ultimately make our jobs easier.
— Mazin Jamal, Founder
With Airial’s mentorship, I have been able to create the possibility of authentic leadership, wisdom, and confidence in my career. And have gained a deep understanding of the paradigm shifts needed to dismantle systems of oppression and how to take personal action towards justice.
Airial’s method of teaching is powerful. She holds her clients in the highest regard, and wants only the best for them. She has personally empowered me to move mountains of self-doubt and internalized sexism. I feel confident in how competent and adept I am to effect positive change, to be kind, and to impact the world as a person of integrity.
— Sile Bao, Cohort Lead
Airial is a crescendo that sweeps you along with care and in harmony. If you are trying to harness momentum, focus and drive in an effort to apply those attributes to your business, Airial’s enthusiasm and ability to dissect a task into manageable steps are grace notes for you. Airial helps you find the down beat of your rhythm and often is able to show you where the syncopation should be as well! She has helped me overcome many blocks to specific business tasks that I thought I would never accomplish. I highly recommend Airial Clark.
— Makana Grant, Group Facilitator