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Dr. Dionne Wright Poulton

Chief Education Officer, trispectives

San Francisco

Dionne Wright Poulton, PhD is a diversity and inclusion consultant and professional trainer, author, certified K-12 teacher, and public speaker. She earned her doctorate in adult education at the University of Georgia where she researched the racial biases and assumptions of teachers. Her work is inspired by her 16 years of past experiences as a high school teacher and university instructor. Currently she is the owner and principal trainer at Poulton Consulting Group, LLC, a business specializing in intercultural dialogue, unconscious biases, and effective communication and behavior among employees in academic and business environments in the United States, Canada, and beyond.

Dr. Wright Poulton is the author of "It’s Not Always Racist...but Sometimes It Is," which has received incredible attention, including an outstanding review from world-renowned Kirkus Media. Her work has been advertised on CBS radio stations in Atlanta, Georgia, and she has been invited for social commentary on numerous radio shows, as well as in print media in the US and in the United Kingdom. Dr. Wright Poulton is a certified conflict mediation specialist, and in addition to her PhD at UGA, has earned professional degrees from San Francisco State University (MA), the University of Toronto (BEd.), and from Rice University (BA) as a former NCAA Division I track and field scholarship athlete. Dr. Wright Poulton is originally from Toronto, Canada and currently lives with her husband and their two daughters in Atlanta, Georgia.

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