We imagine inclusive and equitable societies where all people can live, learn, work and thrive -- together!


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2022 NW Diversity Learning Series

Calling BS: Rejecting Lip Service, Demanding Accountability for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Demanding accountability requires action! Six compelling topics will help employees and managers hold their organizations accountable for turning words into transformative action. Learn more about the 2022 Series topics HERE!

3D Swirl


Are your DEI efforts stuck? Do you want a more effective approach? Are you clear about your change strategy? Are you struggling to gain senior leader buy-in? Are you looking for targeted DEI support? Learn more about ISDI’s consulting services—discover how to transform your DEI efforts!

Navigating in Woods

Special Events

ISDI hosts a variety of Special Events throughout the year.  To learn more about what these are click HERE!

Virtual Team Meeting


The Institute for Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion (ISDI), founded in November 2015, is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of educating, supporting and collaborating with key stakeholders on ways to leverage differences and practice inclusion to enhance individual and organizational success. 


The Northwest Diversity Learning Series (NWDLS), celebrating its 24th year in 2022, continues to provide relevant, substantive, thought-leading and cost-effective educational programming on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for managers and employees in the Puget Sound region and beyond with virtual delivery of powerful, impactful and results driven sessions, led by world-class presenters and thought leaders.

LEARN MORE about our Vision, Mission and Values!






Year Established

Number of people served

Program Learning Knowledge*

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*for NWDLS program year 2021







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Barbara Deane


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Effenus Henderson


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Eddie Pate

Board of Directors

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Amelia Ransom

Board of Directors

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Jose Piñero
Board of Directors

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Tom Trompeter
Board of Directors

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Rich Zwicker
Board of Directors

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Pam Withers
Communications & Project Manager

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Hayden Prince
Consulting Project Manager

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