Dr. Anita L. Sanchez, of Mexican-American and Aztec heritage, is committed to bridging indigenous wisdom with modern science to support leaders, their teams and businesses to create an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, and socially just world. Having experienced childhood trauma, Anita understands what it takes to triumph over adversity, choose post-traumatic growth and create a thriving life.
Anita is a consultant/trainer/speaker/coach renowned for her strategic insights into transformation, leadership and organizational culture, and benchmarked for her international work in diversity, inclusion, and engagement in Fortune 100 firms. Anita is committed to business doing good in the world, creating innovative, inclusive environments where all people matter.
Dr. Sanchez is a board member of Bioneers, a board member of the Pachamama Alliance, a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and Evolutionalry Business Council, and an active partner in conscious business movements including Barry-Wehmiller Corporation's Truly Human Leadership. Every June, with her life and business partner of forty-three years, Anita leads Pachamama Alliance Ecuador Rainforest Journeys deep into the Amazon to live with indigenous tribes and learn about their deep connection to earth and indigenous cultures.
Anita's latest book, from Simon & Schuster's Atria/Enliven books, is "The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times". Anita is also a contributing author of "Success University for Women in Business", "Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women's Voices", Routledge Press, and "Success University for Business". Anita is also the co-creator of "Discovering Your Positive Core--A Personal Guide", and "The Strategic Matrix for Selecting Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives", which are tools used by thousands of leaders, teams and corporations.