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Dr. Mikal Anderson

Dr. Mikal Anderson


Consultant Partner

Data-Driven Strategist | Educator | Collaborator | Change Agent | Advocate

Dr. Mikal Anderson believes that all people, irrespective of their identity or group membership, should be afforded equal opportunities, equitable outcomes, and access to upward social and economic mobility. As a diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) leader, strategist, international consultant, trainer, and educational practitioner, he works with organizations across various sectors to build, operationalize, and measure DEI agendas that yield impact for minoritized populations. Additionally, he helps people connect DEIB learnings and strategies to practices that advance behaviors and systems within organizations.

Dr. Anderson is an Eisenhower Fellow, and his research and practice have taken him to Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East where he has investigated across various political and cultural landscapes system-wide solutions to address education and workforce development inequities. He also serves as faculty at Tulane University in John Lewis Master of Public Administration program where he trains aspiring leaders on matters pertaining to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the public and private sectors. When not working to counter racial, gender, and social inequities, he enjoys spending time immersed in cultures across Africa and South America.

Dr. Mikal Anderson


Join us for an engaging and interactive Zoom panel with Be Equitable team members who will discuss important issues currently facing the LGBTQ+ community, explore the power of allyship, and transforming workspaces that foster a sense of belonging for all.
Listen, learn and connect with other DEI colleagues and changemakers who every day bravely speak the truth about how together we can create a just and equitable world for all. We hope that you will join us.

This session is part of our #BE365 series which celebrates, educates, and highlights cultural moments and under-represented voices throughout the year.

Cook Ross is now BE Equitable

These past few years have been incredibly tumultuous and evolving, where we have witnessed how complex and messy our world is.

In a world of tick-a-box trainings and quick fixes, we at Be Equitable are going after something more satisfying -- we’re here for the transformations. For the forward thinkers and future leaders who know the journey is long and are still ready, we see you and we want to partner with you.

Let’s go beyond the buzzwords to create workplaces that work for people of all races, ethnicities, identities, and abilities. It won’t be neat. And it certainly won’t be simple. Our BE team is ready and committed to get it done.

As we enter this next chapter of our story, we invite you to BE bold, BE inclusive, and BE authentic to the vision you have for yourself and your organization. And together we can create workplaces that are just and equitable for all.