Mary Olivella, Principal at Olivella Consulting, advances equity and social justice through organizational development and executive coaching. She works with leaders to help them develop organizational structures, staffing models and methods for program delivery to deepen their opportunities to address intersectional issues related to women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ people and other marginalized and under-represented communities.
Previously, Mary served as the Chief Strategy Officer for MomsRising, a million member multicultural organization advocating for family economic security. She was the lead architect of MomsRising’s equity and inclusion campaign initiatives.
Her opinion pieces and essays have been widely published in traditional and ethnic media outlets as well as in scholarly publications. She is the co-author of Lesbian Health Matters.