Rory Gilbert, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning, Training, and Mediation

Rory provides diversity, communication and workplace effectiveness consultation, facilitation and training.  She is a certified professional coach and mediator trained in interest-based problem resolution.  Her consulting work specializes in supporting organizations that recognize the need to enhance their diversity and create more inclusive cultures in fields such as the legal profession and construction industry.  For ten years, Rory worked with the Maricopa Community Colleges (MCCCD) where she provided strategic direction to Maricopa’s diversity, inclusiveness and engagement efforts.  Rory developed the MOSAIC curriculum for MCCCD’s Talent Management initiative as lead curriculum designer, facilitator and coach for the Leadership Advancement Program. She also provided facilitation and mediation services to faculty, administrators and employees.  She collaborated with other social justice advocates in Arizona to address racism, hate crimes, white supremacy and health care disparities through public speaking, community dialogues, training, and media communications.  Rory joined the DSC training and facilitation team in 2013.  Rory is a co-founder of the Healing Racism Public Dialogue Series, and was the winner of the 2008 National League of Cities Promoting Inclusive Award.