Wendy Amengual Wark is the Founding Partner of Inclusion Strategy. She has a 20-year record of achievement with Fortune 50 corporations, non-profit organizations, and the public sector. Wendy creates success for her clients by developing and implementing practical strategies and training.
Wendy has advanced inclusion at many organizations, including: The City of New York DCAS (Citywide EEO and Diversity), The Global Health Fellows Program II/The Public Health Institute, FedEx Freight, Inc., the NYC Department of Transportation, the NYC Commission on the Status of Women, New York University, the NYS MTA, Stryker Endoscopy, the County of Santa Clara, and others.
Wendy is a member of the Training Roster for Gender Equality, UN Women and has been a board or committee member of: the Tri-State Diversity Council, SHRM’s Diversity and Inclusion Standards Taskforce; WTS–Greater New York Chapter, Diversity Committee, and Friends of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women. Wendy writes the Inclusion Strategy blog and speaks regularly at diversity and inclusion related events and conferences.
Wendy conducted graduate studies in American History at Columbia University in the City of New York, received a certificate with high honors in Literature from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and has a BA in American Studies from The City College of New York, CUNY, Honors include: City College - Ford Foundation Fellowship, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Lambda, and Magna Cum Laude.
A list of Wendy's presentations can be found HERE.
Paula T. Edgar Esq. is Partner at Inclusion Strategy and Founder of PGE LLC, a speaking, coaching and consulting firm. PGE LLC provides innovative and strategic solutions on career management, executive/leadership development, organizational diversity efforts, intercultural competence initiatives, networking and social media strategy. Paula speaks regularly on these topics by leading professional development trainings, facilitating workshops, and providing keynote speeches.
For more than a decade, Paula has demonstrated leadership in the areas of professional development, social media strategy, diversity and inclusion, and diversity pipeline best practices. Currently active with a number of organizations and social justice initiatives, Paula serves as the President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, the immediate past Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee, and as a member of the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Alumni Board. Paula is also a Trustee of the Ellis L. Phillips Foundation and a member of the Executive Committees of the Deerfield Academy Alumni Association and the Network of Bar Leaders.
Paula’s professional experiences include serving as the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at New York Law School, the Associate Director of Career Services at Seton Hall University School of Law, and as the Executive Director of Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc. (PALS). Prior to leading PALS, Paula practiced in the Law Enforcement Division of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from the California State University (Fullerton) and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law. She has also been recognized by The Network Journal Magazine as a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awardee, and as a Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration.”
Jason Nu, Project Manager
Jason Nu is a researcher, writer, and educator in the fields of geography, urban affairs, and the public humanities. He works to contribute to more just, equitable, and inclusive communities.
Jason supports Inclusion Strategy’s clients by coordinating events, conferences, and studies, as well as performing statistical analysis of EEO workforce utilization data and development of related reports and presentations. He also conducts cultural assessments that include the review of data, documents, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Jason is also responsible for ongoing research of diversity and inclusion best practices.
Jason recently completed a doctoral dissertation on the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s public outreach programs. He has also written extensively on the topic of Olympics-related urban redevelopment projects in Rio de Janeiro, and on sustainability as a key urban planning principle in the city of Malmö, Sweden. In addition to his PhD in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jason holds an MA in Geography from Hunter College, CUNY, and a BA in Film Studies from Wesleyan University.
Prior to his academic career, Jason worked as an associate producer and assistant editor on PBS documentary films, including The Supreme Court and Becoming Americans: The Chinese Experience.