Paula Ioanide

Professor and Interim Director, Center for Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity
School: School of Humanities and Sciences


Equity & Diversity Consulting

Dr. Paula Ioanide brings ten years of consulting, facilitation, and research experience on improving equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Her goal is to help organizations recruit and retain diverse employees, maintain fair hiring practices, and eliminate biases that hinder workplace excellence, innovation, and productivity.

Known for her research-based, engaging and interactive style, Ioanide views the work of building equity, diversity and inclusion as a journey that requires awareness, compassion, and commitment. She specializing in addressing equity issues related to race, gender, sexual orientation, and nationality.

Ioanide is available for long-term consulting on building equity and diversity within your organization as well as workshops and staff trainings. If you are interested in discussing your organization's needs, please visit send an inquiry to

Recent workshops:

SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

Bakers Real Estate Program, Cornell University

Tompkins Community Action

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Tompkins County

Tompkins County Library

Southern Tier AIDS Program

Human Services Coalition, Ithaca, New York

Cayuga Community Health Network

Department of Human Resources, City of Ithaca

Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County