Agatha Agbanobi

Agatha Agbanobi is the founder of Relevé, a consulting firm that helps teams build, improve and sustain their diversity, equity, inclusion and worker wellbeing strategy with data-driven coaching programs such as inclusive, equity-in-action leadership and The Race of Psychological Safety™. The latter focuses on the psychological safety gap between white people and people of color in the workplace. With over 13+ years of DEI experience before it was called “DEI” in education, government and corporations, she specializes in custom, fit-for-purpose DEI training programs, audit/assessments, strategic planning as well as program design and sustainability through her firm. She is also a DEI and Human Resources Course Facilitator at Cornell University and contributing writer for Harvard Business Review.



The Race of Psychological Safety at Work

Why does the race of psychological safety matter at work? In this ELEVATE session, Agatha Agbanobi (Founder of Relevé) shares the psychological safety challenges experienced by racialized individuals in the workplace. Attendees will learn to identify 1-2 popular teachings of psychological safety that undermine the experience of racialized individuals, a crucial equity principle supporting differentiated solution design for psychological safety, and acquire skills for cultivating psychological safety through an anti-oppressive lens.