Ericka Hines, Lead Researcher at Equity in the Center and Principal of Every Level Leadership, is a consultant, advisor, strategist, and senior trainer who works with organizations to align their commitment to inclusion and equity with their everyday actions and operations. She has worked with government agencies, nonprofits and foundations across the country to help their staff and stakeholders learn how to work in more inclusive cultures. To date, she has trained over 3000 individuals in skills that will help them be more inclusive, equitable and skilled leaders for their teams and organizations. She has also served a lead researcher and a contributing author to the national publication: Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture published in 2018 by Equity in the Center. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University Of Georgia School Of Law and a B.A. Political Science from Wright State University. Clients have included the ProInspire, Equity in the Center, Save The Children, National Human Services Assembly, Urban Institute, Friends Committee on National Legislation and the National Civilian Conservation Corps. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University Of Georgia School Of Law and a B.A. Political Science from Wright State University.