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Triangle-Area Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Expert Sertrice Shipley Founds New Business, Plan To Action, Revolutionizing Data-Driven DEI Consulting

Black woman-owned business revamps local DEI practitioners’ network for HR/DEI business leaders

RALEIGH, NC - April 16, 2024 - Sertrice Shipley, industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, author, and leader in the field of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), announces the launch of Plan To Action, an innovative consulting firm dedicated to empowering organizational leaders to enact impactful and enduring DEI transformations. Plan To Action, headquartered in the Triangle area of North Carolina, stands out as a black woman-owned business committed to driving progress and fostering inclusivity through the use of data.


Sertrice Shipley, co-author of "Inclusalytics: How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leaders Use Data to Drive Their Work", brings her wealth of experience to the forefront with Plan To Action. With a mission anchored in data-driven innovation, client-centricity, and leveraging industry partnerships, Plan To Action is poised to transform the way organizations approach DEI initiatives.


"As DEI initiative backlash grows, highlighting employee experience is even more important. Plan To Action is a catalyst for change, committed to facilitating effective, meaningful, and sustainable organizational transformations," said Sertrice Shipley, Owner and CEO of Plan To Action. "We believe in harnessing the power of data strategically to create actionable plans that drive impactful change and foster inclusive cultures."


In addition to launching Plan To Action, Sertrice Shipley has taken a bold step to revamp and formalize the local DEI practitioners' group, now known as the Triangle DEI Community. This peer network for DEI professionals provides opportunities for participants to connect, collaborate, and tackle challenges in a safe and supportive environment. The community will host an in-person roundtable discussion on April 25, 2024. Click here for event details. 


"Through the Triangle DEI Community, we aim to foster trust, inclusivity, and collaboration among DEI professionals, empowering them to effect meaningful change and build lasting connections within our field," added Shipley.


For more information, visit the Plan To Action website, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook pages. 


About Plan To Action

Plan To Action is a black woman-owned business dedicated to empowering organizational leaders to enact impactful, enduring DEI transformations. With a focus on data-driven solutions, Plan To Action offers consulting, team development, training, and advisory support to drive meaningful change and foster inclusive organizational cultures.


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