About Me

Janice Z. Gassam Asare, Ph.D. is the founder of BWG Business Solutions, an award-winning consultancy designed to help organizations create cultures built on racial equity. Janice facilitates workshops, provides guidance, delivers keynote speeches and “Awareness Talks” to spark important dialogue about racial equity in the workplace. Janice has had the opportunity to collaborate with Google, Amazon, Yale University, Nordstrom, H&M, and Paypal/Venmo among many others. She is the host of the Dirty Diversity Dinner Series, a free public workshop designed to address issues around diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Janice is the author of two best-selling books, Dirty Diversity: A Practical Guide to Foster an Equitable and Inclusive Workplace for All and The Pink Elephant: A Practical Guide to Creating an Anti-racist Organization. She is a senior contributing writer for Forbes having authored over 300 articles. Janice is a Ph.D.-trained Industrial Organizational Psychology and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business. She is a TEDx speaker and the host of the Dirty Diversity podcast where she discusses all things diversity, equity, inclusion.