Sukari is a cisgender woman and a member of the African diaspora. She is a heterosexual Baby Boomer, living with a hidden disability and some degree of socio-economic privilege as a U.S. National. She has no religious affiliation, believing strongly that the "universe provides." She is the daughter of a Jamaican immigrant father and South Carolinian mother, and was raised with one sibling in a working-class, multi-racial neighborhood in Los Angeles. Now residing in Northern Virginia, Sukari has been training, coaching and educating leaders for over 20 years, in the U.S. and abroad. She is a devoted partner-spouse, a proud mom and a favorably-biased “Nona” to three delightful grandsons.
Sukari is a seasoned Organization Development consultant and Coach, specializing in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership Development, Organization Transitions, Polarity Management and Team Building. Her Master's degree in Organization Development is from the American University. Her undergraduate degree, in Labor Studies, is from the National Labor College.
Pinnock Fitts is an Adjunct Professor in the Human Resources Masters’ Degree Program for the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. She is also the Program Director for Georgetown’s Executive Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, which is housed in the Georgetown Institute for Transformational Leadership. She sits on the Board of the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) and is the co-creator of the Fifth Domain Coaching Model™ – a coach training program designed to help coaches navigate the domain of social group identity in their coaching practice. Sukari is a member of the Human Rights Committee for the community in which she lives and works.