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Dr. Akilah Cadet

Founder & CEO of Change Cadet, A Consulting Firm Helping to Drive Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace

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Dr. Akilah Cadet Biography

Dr. Akilah Cadet is the Founder and CEO of Change Cadet, an organizational development consulting firm that offers services that support embedding belonging into overall company culture, identity, and strategy. As a Forbes Next 1000 Entrepreneur, her work is behind some of the biggest brands you use every day. Dismantling white supremacy through storytelling is at the core of her work as a leader, speaker, creative director, producer, writer, editor, and author of the forthcoming book "White Supremacy is All Around: Notes From a Black Disabled Woman in a White World." Dr. Cadet holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education in Community Based Public Health, a Master of Public Health, and a Doctorate of Health Sciences in Leadership and Organizational Behavior. But more importantly, she lives in/loves Oakland, celebrates her disability, is a proud Beyoncé advocate, and has an incredible shoe game.

Speaking Topics
  • Dismantling White Dominant Culture at Work

    During the summer of allyship, we saw many companies release Black Lives Matter statements. But have they done anything almost one year later? This workshop will examine how white dominant culture shows up in the workplace. We’ll learn how to recognize how it shows up at work, ways to move towards an inclusive workplace, and share insight about what it means and how to actively dismantle white supremacy in the workplace. Segments of this interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • The Anti-Racism Journey

    The practice of anti-racism is a lifelong journey of learning, unlearning, and doing the work to change the values, behaviors and structures that perpetuate systemic racism. This workshop will examine the continuous cycle of the anti-racism journey. We will explore how to be comfortable with discomfort, dig deeper into key terms, identify actions for accountability and make commitments that can lead to meaningful change. For those looking for what’s next in your accomplice journey, this workshop is for you. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Disability Justice

    Dr. Akilah Cadet will lead an interactive introductory workshop on disability justice that incorporates storytelling from her perspective as a Black, disabled woman. Topics include: Defining “Disability,” Intersectionality, opportunities for learning and unlearning what Disability Justice looks like, advocacy and accountability in the workplace and our wider communities, and more. This interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Women Empowerment/Women of Color

    Dr. Cadet uses her personal story and insight to share how to be a successful woman or woman of color (WOC) in the workplace. She discusses her experience being fired, the importance of knowing your perceived barriers, building your advisory squad, the power of Beyoncé, and when to move on if you’re not valued. Designed as a keynote or interactive Zoom workshop session.

  • Harmony Not Balance & Reconnecting to Joy

    Many work environments extend into personal life. As a result, people will work forever, whenever. With a pandemic and injustices towards Black people it is important to find ways to reconnect back to joy. This workshop discusses the difference between balance (nothing is ever an exact portion) and harmony (going with the flow and less feelings of failure). Tools and exercises will be provided to rethink personal and professional life.

  • Do the Work: Becoming an Accomplice

    Understanding your privilege and identifying as an ally are a start, yet not enough. We have to do the work. This workshop covers the next steps in anti-racist work, past allyship onto becoming an accomplice. We’ll examine the differences between these two concepts, learn to recognize performative allyship, and share insight about what it means and how to start the necessary work of becoming an accomplice. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

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White Supremacy Is All Around: Notes from a Black Disabled Woman in a White World

White Supremacy Is All Around: Notes from a Black Disabled Woman in a White World

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  • HOW TO BOOK Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Akilah Cadet for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Akilah Cadet, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Akilah Cadet or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    Speaking fees for Dr. Akilah Cadet, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Dr. Akilah Cadet charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Akilah Cadet, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Akilah Cadet for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Akilah Cadet for your next private or corporate function.
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Founder & CEO of Change Cadet, A Consulting Firm Helping to Drive Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace

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Dr. Akilah Cadet Biography

Dr. Akilah Cadet is the Founder and CEO of Change Cadet, an organizational development consulting firm that offers services that support embedding belonging into overall company culture, identity, and strategy. As a Forbes Next 1000 Entrepreneur, her work is behind some of the biggest brands you use every day. Dismantling white supremacy through storytelling is at the core of her work as a leader, speaker, creative director, producer, writer, editor, and author of the forthcoming book "White Supremacy is All Around: Notes From a Black Disabled Woman in a White World." Dr. Cadet holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education in Community Based Public Health, a Master of Public Health, and a Doctorate of Health Sciences in Leadership and Organizational Behavior. But more importantly, she lives in/loves Oakland, celebrates her disability, is a proud Beyoncé advocate, and has an incredible shoe game.

Dr. Akilah Cadet Speaking Topics

  • Dismantling White Dominant Culture at Work

    During the summer of allyship, we saw many companies release Black Lives Matter statements. But have they done anything almost one year later? This workshop will examine how white dominant culture shows up in the workplace. We’ll learn how to recognize how it shows up at work, ways to move towards an inclusive workplace, and share insight about what it means and how to actively dismantle white supremacy in the workplace. Segments of this interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • The Anti-Racism Journey

    The practice of anti-racism is a lifelong journey of learning, unlearning, and doing the work to change the values, behaviors and structures that perpetuate systemic racism. This workshop will examine the continuous cycle of the anti-racism journey. We will explore how to be comfortable with discomfort, dig deeper into key terms, identify actions for accountability and make commitments that can lead to meaningful change. For those looking for what’s next in your accomplice journey, this workshop is for you. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Disability Justice

    Dr. Akilah Cadet will lead an interactive introductory workshop on disability justice that incorporates storytelling from her perspective as a Black, disabled woman. Topics include: Defining “Disability,” Intersectionality, opportunities for learning and unlearning what Disability Justice looks like, advocacy and accountability in the workplace and our wider communities, and more. This interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Women Empowerment/Women of Color

    Dr. Cadet uses her personal story and insight to share how to be a successful woman or woman of color (WOC) in the workplace. She discusses her experience being fired, the importance of knowing your perceived barriers, building your advisory squad, the power of Beyoncé, and when to move on if you’re not valued. Designed as a keynote or interactive Zoom workshop session.

  • Harmony Not Balance & Reconnecting to Joy

    Many work environments extend into personal life. As a result, people will work forever, whenever. With a pandemic and injustices towards Black people it is important to find ways to reconnect back to joy. This workshop discusses the difference between balance (nothing is ever an exact portion) and harmony (going with the flow and less feelings of failure). Tools and exercises will be provided to rethink personal and professional life.

  • Do the Work: Becoming an Accomplice

    Understanding your privilege and identifying as an ally are a start, yet not enough. We have to do the work. This workshop covers the next steps in anti-racist work, past allyship onto becoming an accomplice. We’ll examine the differences between these two concepts, learn to recognize performative allyship, and share insight about what it means and how to start the necessary work of becoming an accomplice. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

Dr. Akilah Cadet Videos

  • Change Cadet Sizzle Reel 2021
  • What We Gon' Do? - Changing a Racist Workplace from Within
    Guests Dr. Akilah Cadet and Erica Lovett discuss how to change a racist workplace from the inside.
  • Ask A #BlackDoctor Coronavirus Update with Change Cadet + Culture Care
    Your two favorite doctors are back! Tune in as Dr. Akilah Cadet of Change Cadet and Dr. Joy Cooper of Culture Care give an update on the...

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  • How to book Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Akilah Cadet for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Akilah Cadet, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Akilah Cadet or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    Speaking fees for Dr. Akilah Cadet, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Dr. Akilah Cadet charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Akilah Cadet, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. Akilah Cadet?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Akilah Cadet for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Akilah Cadet for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Akilah Cadet or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Akilah Cadet or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. Akilah Cadet is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Dismantling White Dominant Culture at Work, The Anti-Racism Journey, Disability Justice, Women Empowerment/Women of Color, Harmony Not Balance & Reconnecting to Joy and Do the Work: Becoming an Accomplice. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Akilah Cadet for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Dr. Akilah Cadet generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Katrina Jones, Carin Taylor, Aiko Bethea, Lily Zheng and Netta Jenkins. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Akilah Cadet for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Akilah Cadet Speaking Topics

  • Dismantling White Dominant Culture at Work

    During the summer of allyship, we saw many companies release Black Lives Matter statements. But have they done anything almost one year later? This workshop will examine how white dominant culture shows up in the workplace. We’ll learn how to recognize how it shows up at work, ways to move towards an inclusive workplace, and share insight about what it means and how to actively dismantle white supremacy in the workplace. Segments of this interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • The Anti-Racism Journey

    The practice of anti-racism is a lifelong journey of learning, unlearning, and doing the work to change the values, behaviors and structures that perpetuate systemic racism. This workshop will examine the continuous cycle of the anti-racism journey. We will explore how to be comfortable with discomfort, dig deeper into key terms, identify actions for accountability and make commitments that can lead to meaningful change. For those looking for what’s next in your accomplice journey, this workshop is for you. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Disability Justice

    Dr. Akilah Cadet will lead an interactive introductory workshop on disability justice that incorporates storytelling from her perspective as a Black, disabled woman. Topics include: Defining “Disability,” Intersectionality, opportunities for learning and unlearning what Disability Justice looks like, advocacy and accountability in the workplace and our wider communities, and more. This interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

  • Women Empowerment/Women of Color

    Dr. Cadet uses her personal story and insight to share how to be a successful woman or woman of color (WOC) in the workplace. She discusses her experience being fired, the importance of knowing your perceived barriers, building your advisory squad, the power of Beyoncé, and when to move on if you’re not valued. Designed as a keynote or interactive Zoom workshop session.

  • Harmony Not Balance & Reconnecting to Joy

    Many work environments extend into personal life. As a result, people will work forever, whenever. With a pandemic and injustices towards Black people it is important to find ways to reconnect back to joy. This workshop discusses the difference between balance (nothing is ever an exact portion) and harmony (going with the flow and less feelings of failure). Tools and exercises will be provided to rethink personal and professional life.

  • Do the Work: Becoming an Accomplice

    Understanding your privilege and identifying as an ally are a start, yet not enough. We have to do the work. This workshop covers the next steps in anti-racist work, past allyship onto becoming an accomplice. We’ll examine the differences between these two concepts, learn to recognize performative allyship, and share insight about what it means and how to start the necessary work of becoming an accomplice. Segments of this virtual, interactive workshop will use breakout groups to enhance discussion and build community.

Dr. Akilah Cadet Speaker Videos

  • Change Cadet Sizzle Reel 2021
    What We Gon' Do? - Changing a Racist Workplace from Within
    Guests Dr. Akilah Cadet and Erica Lovett discuss how to change a racist workplace from the inside.
  • Ask A #BlackDoctor Coronavirus Update with Change Cadet + Culture Care
    Your two favorite doctors are back! Tune in as Dr. Akilah Cadet of Change Cadet and Dr. Joy Cooper of Culture Care give an update on the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic.
    Be You Beyoncé: How to Slay the Workplace
    See Dr. Akilah Cadet share tips on how to be a successful woman in the workplace.

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