The Future-Now Workplace
Will be Inclusive

Expert insights, strategy and coaching that elevate employee experience.

True inclusion is essential to the success of every company. So I’ve created a proprietary strategy that guides business leaders to build the boldly inclusive organizations their employees deserve.

Gena Cox, Ph.D.

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Meet Gena Cox, PhD

Gena is an organizational psychologist and executive coach. She provides advisory, coaching, and speaking services to help corporate leaders do two things well: adapt to stakeholders’ new leadership expectations for the workplace, and build workplaces in which all employees can thrive. Her advisory, coaching, and book, “Leading Inclusion”, address these issues.

For 25-plus years, Gena has advised leaders in Fortune 500 global organizations how to build psychologically-healthy workplaces. She has consulted to Mastercard, Tech Data, Hitachi, Scotiabank, Corning, Quicken Loans, Johnson Controls, Raymond James Financial, and many more. Gena is active in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the University of South Florida Stavros Center for Free Enterprise & Economic Education, and the University of Tampa TECO Energy Center for Leadership. Gena’s work has been referenced in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, the BBC, LinkedIn News, The Telegraph (UK), Vice, and other media.

gena cox advisory


Advising business leaders to build inclusive organizations

I help corporate leaders define the executive's role in strategically driving inclusion in their organizations, so all employees can thrive.

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Gena speaking


Available for Keynotes. Panel Discussions, and Fireside Chats

Get a new perspective and many “ah-has”! I am available for keynotes, fireside chats, and expertise- or experience-based panel discussions. Media interviews, too!

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Gena coaching


Coaching leaders to optimize their impact and influence

I work with a limited number of high-level corporate leaders or entrepreneurs who want a more significant impact in their interactions with internal and external stakeholders.

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Leading Inclusion Book

Want to lead an inclusive organization, from the top down?

In this groundbreaking new book, Gena shows how to lead an inclusive organization from the top down.

The book supports leaders in meeting new expectations for inclusive leadership by offering solutions drawn from psychological science, leaders’ experiences, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) practitioners’ insights. And, Gena seasons those messages with eye-opening truths from her own 25-plus-year experience as a leader in corporate America.

Gena proposes that leaders make inclusion (especially race- and ethnicity-based inclusion) a subset of overall leader effectiveness expectations; not a separate add-on. She helps leaders understand the key questions to ask, the constituents to address, and the difficult-but-necessary actions needed to lead inclusive organizations.

Your organization can become a haven for inclusion, even if it is not so today. Leading Inclusion will empower you with the historical, psychological, and practical knowledge to change your organization—and America—one employee at a time.