Coach spotlight

Hanadi Chehabeddine

Named “World-Class Peacekeeper” and “Everyday Hero” by the Star Tribune, Hanadi is an inclusion consultant, Speaker and Coach. As a thought-partner to leaders in business, education and government, Hanadi gives voice to communities of color and inspires employees from all identities to come together around our shared humanity.

Hanadi has worked as an inclusion consultant and trainer with clients such as Kimberly Clark, Land O’ Lakes, Blue Cross Blue Shields, National Diversity Council, Wunderman Thomason, B Lab, MAS Department of Mental Health, Hennepin County and many more. Her training sessions have been featured at the National SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Leadership Diversity Alliance, The Forum on workplace Inclusion, The Multicultural Women’s National, EmERGe Conference, Serious Play, The National Diplomacy Summit and many others.

She is a Human Rights Award recipient from the city of Eden Prairie for her efforts in dismantling misconceptions and building bridges of unity. She has been featured in The Washington Times, The Huffington Post, the Star Tribune, The Minneapolis Institute of Art and Cosmopolitan magazine. Hanadi joined the US State Department in 2016 as a speaker on social media and social change, and delivered a TEDx talk in 2017. Her success attests to her caliber and outspokenness.

Before coming to the United States, Hanadi was an award-winning creative and communication specialist working across different media, including print and television in the Middle East.