Kimberly Rattley is an organizational development specialist who for over 20 years has partnered with clients to bring clarity, focus, and alignment to their diverse teams. She combines her expertise in business, leadership development, diversity, psychodrama, and systems analysis to help them competently tackle what is next on their horizon with confidence.
Ms. Rattley has an extensive background in academia. At the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences she designed and delivered a national diversity curriculum for military medical providers. Her experiential training methodology was the basis of a five-year research project that validated the power of using whole brain teaching methodology to ensure learner engagement and retention. She also received a Cosby Fellowship for her research on identity development formation and its importance to individual self-efficacy. Happily, she is in the final stages of her book, “The Power of Having a Ball,” which provides neurological research and techniques on how to build critical thinking, creativity and innovation competencies in adults.
In private industry, she has a passion for helping people catch a global vision. She has designed over 100 subject matter relevant diversity training curriculum for clients like the Applied Physics Lab, Merck, TATA Communications, and the Smithsonian Institution, while also coaching senior leadership teams and individuals’ contributors on the keys to building culturally competent teams in Hong Kong, Italy, Australia, India, Brazil, and Africa.
Kimberly holds a BA from Georgetown University, a Masters of Social Work from Howard University and is certified in the areas of Life Management Facilitation and Organizational Development from Georgetown University.