Salwa Rahim-Dillard, PhD, MS
Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisor
Salwa Rahim-Dillard has 15+ years of experience designing and implementing transformative and business-relevant diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies that build inclusive leadership competence, increase engagement, enhance brand eminence, and improve employee performance. Salwa is the Founder and CEO of Equision Consulting, LLC where she designs and facilitates expert Diversity, Equity+Inclusion (Equision) consulting, coaching, and training interventions for organizations and leaders. Past work includes serving as a Diversity and Inclusion leader at U.S. Cellular Corporation. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Governors State University; worked in Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo; and was the President and CEO of an award-winning mortgage brokerage that focused on fair lending for Blacks, Latinxs, veterans, and women. Salwa received her undergraduate degree at DePaul University, cum laude; completed executive education at Dartmouth; is certified by Prosci change management and the NeuroLeadership Institute in brain-based coaching; and an Intercultural Development Inventory Qualified Administrator. She graduated summa cum laude with a Masters in Human Performance & Training from Governors State University, earning the Distinguished Scholar Award. Salwa subsequently received her Ph.D. in Values-Driven Leadership from Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership completing her dissertation entitled “An Exploration of the Antecedents, Practices, and Outcomes of Inclusive Leadership in America’s Workplaces”.