Britt Andreatta, PhD, is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create brain-science-based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the former chief learning officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning), and her online courses have more than 10 million views worldwide. She regularly consults with organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Britt is the author of several books on the brain science of success including Wired to Grow, Wired to Resist, and Wired to Connect. In 2021, she was named a top 20 learning influencer and a top 20 HR influencer for leadership development. Her research on the brain science of success has transformed the talent industry.
Shola Richards is the founder and CEO of Go Together Global™, the bestselling author of Making Work Work and Go Together, and a civility writer with a passionate worldwide following. His articles and extremely popular Go Together Movement email series have been read by readers in over 160 countries, and his work has been featured on the Today Show, CBS This Morning, Forbes, Black Enterprise, Complete Wellbeing India, Business Insider Australia, and in numerous other outlets all over the world who recognize him as an authority on workplace happiness and engagement.
As a speaker, Shola has shared his transformative message with leading healthcare organizations, top universities, Silicon Valley, the motion picture industry, and on the TEDx stage. In his greatest honor to date, in September of 2021, he was invited to testify in front of the Select Committee on Capitol Hill to share his expert recommendations on how to bring more civility to Congress.
Last, but certainly not least, Shola is a father, husband, identical twin, and a self-professed “kindness extremist” who will not rest until bullying and incivility is extinct from the American workplace.
For 20 years, Maria has served as a consultant, coach, and facilitator, providing guidance to organizations and their leaders on diversity, equity, inclusion, leadership development, and organizational transformation. Maria is an adjunct faculty at American University and the author of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Trainers: Fostering DEI in the Workplace (ATD Press, 2022).