Desiree Adaway is the Director of the Adaway Group and specializes in strategic planning, program design and development, curriculum development, training design and facilitation. She has extensive experience designing and directing leadership development trainings. She is a strategist, experienced presenter, knowledgeable curriculum designer and a skilled discussion leader. Her past audiences range from high school students to seasoned professionals. The Adaway Group helps individuals embrace and benefit from the diversity in their personal and professional life. They analyze issues of race, class and gender through a lens of power, privilege, and binaries while helping participants develop their social justice muscle and critical observations on key issues occurring in our world today that will impact their businesses, clients and communities. The Adaway Group has developed a thorough and effective model for business planning that has been used in corporate, and non-profit settings. Their process brings groups into clear alignment about their purpose and direction. The planning tools they provide help decision-makers, teams and organizations determine how to best use their resources to achieve their goals. Desiree has trained over 2000 individuals.