Lead through complexity and difference

Conflict & DEI support, facilitating crucial conversations

More meaningful connection with your work and the world

Mindful Diversity is about de-polarizing the conversation on difference. It is about bridging by both celebrating our differences and similarities. Using cutting-edge neuroscience along with somatic and social psychology, complexity theory, and mindfulness you can learn to skillfully navigate the complex terrain of difference.

Founded by Angella Okawa, LMFT, Mindful Diversity brings together her multi-disciplinary background in design thinking, psychology, integral coaching, and mindfulness to create a comprehensive and compassionate way of cultivating belonging.

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Featured Articles

Diversity is Complicated. Inclusion is Complex.

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Complexity theory offers a powerful tool for understanding and working with diversity. The world we live in is getting more difficult to navigate, especially when it comes to diversity and…

Disrupting Us vs. Them: Part 1

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Why We Polarize It is hard to not notice the heightened tensions in our country, especially after November 8th. We have seen groups of people being called “deplorables”, “snowflakes”, “racists”, “crybabies”... and…

7 Reasons Why Your Impact May Be Different Than You Intended

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One of the most valuable things I learned in my training as a coach and psychotherapist was the distinction between intent and impact. I always found it confusing that my actions…

Microaggressions: A Primer

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This article is for those interested in learning more about microaggressions in the workplace, school, and life. History of the word Microaggressions The term "racial microaggressions" was first coined in the 1970s…
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framework of belonging for
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