"Tissa held Zoom DEIB workshops for our organization for the staff and the board separately. We can’t tell you how pleased we were with the thoughtful work that Tissa did for our organization. Her preliminary work to get to know our organization allowed her to tailor the training and content to our current organization’s needs. Our staff and board reacted favorably to Tissa’s approach and how she presented the content. Tissa’s careful organization and planning resulted in smooth Zoom meetings. The breakout sessions provoked thought and participation. We had many questions going into this process and Tissa was always available to share her ideas and expertise. The guidance, support, and direction were invaluable. We would highly recommend Tissa and would be happy to work with her again."

-Janine Diliberto, VP of Finance & HR and Veronica Villacis, Director of HR, The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

"Tissa is exceptional and my number one resource when I need DEI assistance or guidance. I have worked in DEI for a long time, and typically it's the most under-resourced function in the organization, which means I'm on very lean teams -- sometimes it's only me! Because of the complexity within this field, I have needed someone with DEI expertise to be a thought partner, to help me strategize and design initiatives -- and Tissa is all of the above. Tissa is a thoughtful and engaging expert with a range of expertise. Yes, she is a content expert, but that's only half the battle -- she is an impressive facilitator, communicator, and connector. As an example, she helped me design and launch a series of company-wide workshops on allyship and microaggressions in 6 weeks. She is a star."

-Felisa Nobles, EDI Manager, WestEd

"Tissa led our DEI training at MDaudit. Thinking back, there were specific qualities that set Tissa apart. I was excited that prior to our trainings, Tissa took the time to meet team members and understand our organizational needs as well as a sense for the intangibles and cultural aspect of the company. We followed her advice and created sessions that formed safe spaces for participants. Her presentation style and open nature made engagement natural for our participants. I learned a lot in the process, and we received rave reviews from our team. We plan to work with Tissa again!"

-Jodi Narahara, Chief People Officer, MDaudit

"Tissa has been an incredibly supportive consultant for the Boston Network for International Development (BNID)'s Board of Directors. In preparation for the training she held for us on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, she spent many weeks getting to know the culture and needs of our board through meetings with the Board Chair and Executive Director, and found meaningful ways to support our board in the areas where we have fallen short. During the training session itself, she created a brave space for everyone to participate. It was particularly encouraging to see the depth of engagement during the training, which was a result of Tissa's caring approach. We look forward to continuing our conversations around DEI within BNID and are so grateful for all of Tissa's work to help us along the way!"

-Lynn Arsenault, Board Chair, Boston Network for International Development

"Tissa was wonderful to work with, responsive and collaborative. She took the time to meticulously cater her presentation to our company and goals for the event. Through sharing her personal stories and experiences, we were reminded that everyone holds a different perspective and it's important to keep an open dialogue so we can continue to learn from one another. Our employees have expressed that Tissa's presentation created more awareness about Allyship and that she was insightful, relatable, and impactful. We highly recommend Tissa for any DEI speaker presentation event."

-DEI Committee, National Development / Cranshaw Construction

"Tissa provided a lecture for students of Global Responsibility and Leadership at the University of Groningen, Campus Fryslan. The lecture was online, yet engaging and dynamic. The idea of inclusion and equity in relation to health and well-being is a much needed topic to be highlighted and discussed as public discourse in the European context. Tissa’s presentation triggered an amazing discussion about the different layers and levels of diversity and their impact on inclusion and/or lack thereof in the context of the Netherlands and Europe in general. It led to discussions that we had never had before about how the health system, education system, and communities must change to improve equity."

-Professor Sepideh Yousefzadeh, University of Groningen, Netherlands

"Tissa, Thank you for sharing your story and expertise on Microaggressions with the members of the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce. It is very important that businesses have these conversations. We received great feedback on the presentation. Participants left with ideas and tools to standing up against microaggressions. I am so appreciative -- thank you!"

-Melissa Fetterhoff, President & CEO, Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce