About Us

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Diversity is not a buzzword or a checkbox.
For us, it's who we are - how we live and work.

As a training and consulting organization centered around advancing women and professionals of color, we believe a diversity strategy is simply a change management strategy. Our work is built on awareness, intentionality, and openness. All ideas that can be difficult at first, but with our strategies, our clients have found that it can become as natural as breathing.

Our Team

Leadership

Stacey Gordon MBA
STACEY A. GORDON, MBA Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Rework Work, Stacey A. Gordon is an innovative human capital strategist whose mission is to reduce bias in global talent acquisition and management. To that end, Stacey offers diversity, inclusion and career related online courses which have been viewed more than 1 million times. She was recognized by Pepperdine University as a Top 40 Over 40 Leader, was a finalist for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Helping Women Award and was recognized by Forbes as a Top 3 Business Leader Who Spoke Out About Diversity & Inclusion. In her capacity as a highly-rated coach, she is a member of Forbes Coaching Council and coaches D&I practitioners at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion. Read more…

FARZANA NAYANI, MA Chief Strategist

Farzana is an expert in program management and spearheading new, sustainable initiatives that engage public and private sectors audiences from a wide range of cultural, religions, generational and national backgrounds. Her specialties include growing and building employee resource groups (ERG), developing and conducting trainings on cultural agility and communication, and enhancing the supplier diversity pipeline. She is a frequently invited guest speaker on topics related to business resource groups, race, diversity, and cultural awareness and her expertise has been featured by the LA Times, Forbes, Diversity Inc., NPR and others. Read more…

Experts In Residence

Anisa Rashad

ANISA RASHAD, MBA

Executive and Leadership Coaching

LISA GATES, BFA

Negotiation Strategies and Pay Equity​

Joel A. Brown

JOEL A. BROWN, PHD

Cultural Intelligence, Leadership Development and Strategy

Kelly Watson

KELLY WATSON, MBA

Women’s Leadership Strategies

Victoria Pynchon

VICTORIA PYNCHON, JD, LLM

Negotiation Strategies and Pay Equity​

Amer F Ahmed

AMER F. AHMED, ED.D

Institutional Equity and Organizational Development

Jodi Detjen

JODI DETJEN, MA

Women’s Leadership Strategies

Sonya Kaleel

SONYA KALEEL, MA

Learning and Organizational Change

Our Clients

From workshops in London to corporate training in the United States and virtual offerings that reach around the globe, our organization has impacted companies the world over. With deep expertise in human capital and talent management, we help our clients align their top talent with inclusive workplaces which helps everyone, not just a chosen few, realize their true potential at work.

Testimonials

 This is the largest turnout we have ever had for an event and we welcome the opportunity to work with you again.
Anna Grier
Disney
I really enjoyed your course on Unconscious Bias. It has made me pause and think and hopefully change my actions going forward. Thank you for your insightful course!!
U. Sharma
Stanley Black & Decker
Great Course by Stacey; invaluable take-away points that you can apply to your own organization immediately.
Lauren Milan
Google
 Stacey is a talented public speaker with the expertise and training to make a memorable impact on an audience... her presentation was one of the most well reviewed events hosted by our department. We look forward to bringing her back in the near future.
Annalee Shelton
Pepperdine University
Farzana brought a wealth of knowledge and wisdom to the course and enriched my learning to another level. Through her gentle guidance, I was encouraged to dig deeper in my personal reflections and was enabled to speak openly and honestly in a supportive environment.
Ruth Kwok
University of British Columbia
I just completed your Diversity Recruiting course – thank you! I currently head my company’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s Recruitment & Retention subcommittee... so much to learn!
Anna Hernandez-French
Oxford University
I just took the Diversity Recruiting training and really appreciated all of the information. I am in the process of implementing a D&I recruiting strategy for my employer and this was such a great start! Thank you!
Omita Abraham
Riveron Consulting
Farzana is a thoughtful and engaging workshop facilitator. Her feedback is always helpful and insightful, and often resonates very strongly with her students.
Laura Marchese-Smith
Norther Alberta Institute of Technology
Farzana spoke with passion and eloquence about the need for more diversity in book publishing. Thanks to her inspiration and guidance, we are making plans this summer to launch a regional D&I initiative in book publishing.
Scott Norton
Publishing Professionals Network