Julia is a content creator who is always on the lookout for innovative and accessible ways to communicate complex issues.
With a wide-ranging background in writing, editing, and ESOL education, she believes that all communication should be of service to its audience.
In addition to her experience publishing newsletters, podcasts, and articles, Julia has an academic background in politics and cultural studies. She is very experienced with qualitative research – including survey research, focus groups, interview-based research, literary and film analysis, and ethnographic research – and loves to engage with gender and justice-related issues.
Her Dutch and Dominican background also lends her a uniquely international perspective on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We have had the honor of working with employees in over 20 countries and our work has led us to the following guiding principles:
The desire for genuine human connections is something that binds us all – regardless of background.
Employees need trusted spaces to raise workplace concerns and reimagined ideas about how work is done.
Organizations must take bold actions to move from good intent to tangible change.
For sustained and meaningful progress to occur, HR & DEI goals have to be set, widely and regularly communicated, tracked, and measured.
We are committed to partnering with clients to break down institutional inequities, increase representation across all levels of an organization and create spaces where people feel that they belong. Are you ready to elevate your people strategies?
“What’s the DEIL?” is a podcast for organizational leaders – and those who support them – as they make their way along their DEI journey. In this podcast, Natalie Norfus and Shanté Gordon explore how leaders can create space for authentic human connection through the lens of DEI. We know you’re busy, so we focus on practical strategies and best practices that improve employee engagement, retention, and impact.