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Understands the Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity challenge your organization may be facing.

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Consulting 

Taking the guesswork out of Inclusion & Equity resulting in improved Diversity by partnering with your leadership team to help you drive organizational inclusion and success.

Dr. Lauran Star’s known for transforming leadership and organizational culture, by pushing the edge of status quo to achieve greater employee engagement, culture, inclusion, and diversity. The first Inclusion & Diversity Psychologist in the United States, Dr. Stars focus is Evidence Based Inclusion, Diversity & Equality (ID&E). ​

As an HR leader with 20+ years of successfully driving a high performing organizational culture and employees, Dr. Star’s is raising the ID&E bar while driving measurable change within organizations through data-driven strategies. Known for uncovering blind spots to achieve optimal performance and enhanced retention, she dives in where others tread lightly yet is insightful, warm, and approachable.


Her own affinities go beyond being a woman, as she is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, serving as a trauma medic in Desert Storm, has a learning disability, is a mom of 3  and was raised in a multicultural family. And that is just the start of her affinities.


Prior to her corporate life, she performed on and off-Broadway.

Her success includes being both a Best and International Selling Author (Your Power Pivot; Shifting the Paradigm of Work/ Life Empowerment and LEIP Forward: Leadership Emotional Intelligence Proficiency) and forth coming book Pivotal Inclusion. Dr. Lauran Star's influence in the media is far reaching. She has been featured on CBS Radio; published in Forbes Women, Huffington Post, Talent Management, Society of Human Resource Management, to name a few.  She also has an amazing social media following.

Dr. Lauran Star holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is one of the first in the United States whose Ph.D. is specialized in Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, and Change.  Her dissertation examined diversity training and its impact on Perceived Organizational Justice. Dr. Lauran Star's dissertation has been published and is now cited as a foundational piece of evidence for inclusion, diversity, and equity.

Dr. Star is a certified executive and leadership coach as well as a facilitator on several organizational assessment tools.  Dr. Star is an adjunct faculty member throughout New England  – empowering the next generation of leaders with the inclusion lens.

What Clients & Audiences Are Saying

Refreshing, Authentic, Approachable!

Dr. Star's focus on inclusion, diversity, and equity is a must for any conference. 


Engaging, based on real world evidence. Dr. Star provides a new lens for the workplace!

As a closing Keynote, over 99% (3989) of our attendees stayed till the very end to hear her

and they were not disappointed. Her reviews were off the chart.


Brenda Hodgson

IDIC Diversity & Inclusion Conference

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Watch Dr. Star in Action

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