Kattari Consulting consists of two passionate people working at providing inclusivity and diversity training to medical professionals, office settings, teachers, professors, campus communities, non-profits and other organizations. From workshops on LGBTQIA Inclusivity in the medical field to the Praxis of Inclusion within communities, these two social justice focused diversity consultants work around the country, speaking at conferences, one-on-one, with HR departments, supporting non-profit organizations and more. They are happy to customize every workshop, training and organization assessment to the setting in which it will be used, allowing each individual, organization and company to receive the highest possible benefit from working with them.
Leo Kattari, MSW is a social worker, activist and diversity/inclusivity specialist who has worked with organizations such as The Colorado Department of Public Health Education, Arizona State University, the Mayo Clinic and the Boys and Girls Club to bring LGBTQ and multiple identity inclusivity to medicine, education and non-profit communities. Currently working towards advancing health policy in the state of Colorado, Leo formerly helped to redefine the conversation around adolescent sexual health at Colorado Youth Matter. Before that, he developed and coordinated LGBTQA Services at Arizona State University, which included providing education and trainings to the general community on issues of diversity and inclusion, providing support services to students, and establishing and implementing various programs and events. Leo has a Master’s in Social work from the University of Denver, and has taught policy and statistic classes at ASU’s School of Social Work. He is passionate about creating dialogue around social justice, equity, and intersectionality, frequently conducting workshops that highlight social identities, LGBTQA issues, ally development and the praxis of inclusion.
Shanna Katz Kattari, M.Ed, ACS is an inclusivity trainer, professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, power/privilege/oppression researcher, and board certified sexologist who has worked with organizations such as The Colorado Department of Public Health Education, Arizona State University, the Mayo Clinic, Woodhull Sexual Freedom Foundation, and the American Medical Students Association’s Sexual Health Scholars Program to bring LGBTQIA, disability, racial and intersectional inclusivity to a variety of fields and non-profit communities. A member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the Society for Social Work Research (SSWR), the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP), the American College of Sexologists (ACS), and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), she is dedicating to providing accessible education and inclusivity trainings to people around the country by putting on workshops at places such as Brown University, SUNY-Purchase, Texas State Department of Health, The National Collegiate Leadership Conference, the Colorado People’s Caucus, Aims Community College, the University of Arizona, Colorado College, Hofstra University, the Center for Sex Positive Culture, University of Northern Colorado, and the New York LGBT Center. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors and is the co-chair for COLOR (the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights). Shanna is currently attending the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work in their doctoral program.