About CSI

Since 2013, CSI has promoted the value of diverse and inclusive workplace cultures, offering realistic, actionable guidance for leaders.

Bringing Clarity on DEI to your organization

We take a business-first perspective, empowering our clients to bring their authentic values to life for a better workplace and stronger bottom line.

Inclusive leadership skills solidifies trust on your teams, bringing about the limitless potential of true collaboration and innovative thinking. DEI is more than a mandate, it’s an asset to your business.

We exist to help you maximize the return on this asset, so you can outcompete, outperform and outmaneuver the competition.

Meet Kelly Cooper

Kelly Cooper is a speaker, coach, consultant and strategist with the mission of empowering individuals and organizations to achieve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace. In her decades of experience, she’s developed communications, training, and skills development that empower leaders to transform their organizations.

She’s a thought leader in Gender Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, speaking at domestic and international conferences aimed at increasing the representation of women in senior executive roles and in technical positions. From consultation to execution, she and her team are there to offer guidance at every step on the way to a diverse, inclusive workplace.

Over her twenty-five-year career, Ms. Cooper has worked in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe on various sustainable development projects. She holds a Master of Arts degree in International Environment, Development and Policy from the University of Sussex, UK, and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, as well as certifications in GBA+, EQ-i 2.0, and ProSci change management (ADKAR model).

Speaking engagements

Bring Kelly Cooper’s unique expertise and perspective to your next company retreat, conference or podcast.

No matter the audience, she’s a knowledgeable resource on a variety of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion topics.

Speaker Topics

Cultivating inclusive workplace culture

Overcoming resistance 
to DEI

Inclusive leadership as a growth opportunity

Avoiding sex scandals in the workplace

How to become an effective ally

Maximizing the return on your investment in DEI

Benefits of DEI beyond your bottom line

Media Kit

Ready to Lead the Change within your industry or organization?

Kelly Cooper, President and founder of CSI, is available for interviews, keynotes and other media appearances.

Consulting and Coaching

Navigating DEI with confidence

Even the most sophisticated, successful organizations can struggle to grasp the business case and urgent need for diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Do you need guidance on initiating actions in your organization?
  • Is your executive team not aligned with the need for action?
  • Are you seeking a board member with GDI expertise?

Kelly Cooper provides one-on-one coaching to address these challenges and more, helping you navigate resistance and chart a successful path toward successful outcomes.