Dr. Sangeeta R. Gupta
Dr. Sangeeta R. Gupta is the president and lead consultant for Gupta Consulting Group.
Dr. Gupta is a globally recognized expert with more than 25 years of experience in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Race & Ethnicity, Gender, and Unconscious Bias. Dr. Gupta is a trusted advisor to C-level executives helping them create a more inclusive, equitable, and productive work environment. Dr. Gupta works with organizations to define and create a holistic DEI strategy and implementation plan with impactful and actionable steps. She is a highly sought-after speaker and has published extensively in DEI including a series of children’s books.
Dr. Gupta has developed and implemented training programs and consulted on organizational effectiveness issues, particularly initiatives focused on diversity, equity, and creating an environment of inclusion. She believes that training should be interactive, engaging and that it should utilize real world examples. Her intention is to provide tools that can be applied immediately upon returning to the workplace.
Dr. Gupta is a specialist in non-western cultures, and she speaks several languages. She is the author of six books including the Quick Guide to Cultural Competency and the forthcoming books Build Your Own Table: Women and Leadership 2.0, and Understanding & Mitigating Unconscious Bias, part of the Quick Guide Business Series designed for the busy professional. Dr. Gupta is also the co-author of a series of children’s books on diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism including Maya & Rajan Go to North India and Maya & Rajan’s Rainbow of Friends.
Dr. Gupta’s pro bono work includes serving as the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Lead for California and Hawaii for Boy Scouts of America. In this position, Dr. Gupta works with twenty councils serving more than 100,000 Scouts. Dr. Gupta works with the councils to help them create inclusive environments for scouts from all backgrounds and diverse abilities.
She received her Ph.D. from UCLA and graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and as a departmental scholar.