NTL Institute: Sukari Pinnock Explains the HI Lab


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Sukari is an experienced process consultant and social justice advocate.

Sukari Pinnock-Fitts is an Organization Development practitioner, specializing in Group Dynamics, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Executive Coaching. She is an adjunct professor with the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, where she teaches a course in Theories of Diversity and Inclusionin the Human Resources Management Master's Program. She is also the curriculum designer of, and Program Manager for Georgetown’s Executive Certificate in Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Management, housed within the Institute for Transformational Leadership. Pinnock serves as a Practicum Advisor for the American University Master's Program in Organization Development.

Pinnock-Fitts earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Labor Studies from the National Labor College and her Master of Science degree in Organization Development from the American University (AU/NTL). She is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a PCC-level Executive and Leadership Coach, and holds a Diversity Practitioner Certificate from the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science (NTL).

The owner and CEO of the organization development consulting firm, Shiftwork Consulting, headquartered in Arlington, VA, Pinnock-Fitts has supported clients in organizations including, but not limited to: the AARP, the American Federation of Government Employees, the Atlanta Housing Authority, the Busboys & Poets Restaurant Group, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Consumer Health Foundation, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Reserve Bank, the George Washington University, the International Federation of Accountants, the Internal Revenue Service, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, KIPP Schools (Bay Area), the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the National Education Association, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sodexo USA, Inc. and Tenants & Workers United.

Pinnock-Fitts is a Member of the Board of the Association of Coach Training Organizations, a co-steward with the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science, a member of the Organization Development Network (ODN), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the AU/NTL Alumni Association. She is a Commissioner with the Arlington County Human Rights Commissioner.

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