Deborah L. Johnson
Faculty Member - Executive Leadership Diversity Institute UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business
Deborah L. Johnson is dynamic public speaker, TEDx speaker, strategist, trainer and facilitator with over 40 years of professional experience in the field of diversity, equity and inclusion. Known for her ability to bring clarity and humor to complex and emotionally charged issues, her clients have included MCA Universal, AT&T, Apple and Kaiser Permanente. She’s an instructor at several institutes of higher learning including 13 years on the faculty of UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Executive Leadership Diversity Institute. A co-litigant in two landmark California civil rights cases, her lifetime social justice work has garnered numerous lifetime achievement awards. Author of “The Sacred YES” and “Your Deepest Intent,” she serves on the board of Pachamama Alliance with founder Lynne Twist and the Leadership Council of the Association of Global New Thought. She is also the founder of Inner Light Ministries and a founding member of the Agape International Spiritual Center with Michael Bernard Beckwith.