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Amber Cabral

2024 Speaker

Speaker | Speaking Up Impactfully…Without Risking Your Reputation

AMBER CABRAL is an author and inclusion and equity strategist focused on helping organizations of various sizes and industries to create and execute strategies to achieve sustainable leadership and inclusion objectives.  She is the founder and principal consultant at Cabral Co., where her work has touched thousands of people, including Fortune 500 executives and senior leaders at multi-billion dollar global organizations worldwide.  Cabral is best known for delivering respectful, authentic, and no-nonsense training, strategies, and content rich with simple but impactful steps and eye-opening insights that inspire change. Cabral completed her thesis research project on andragogy (adult learning theory) to achieve a masters in organizational leadership and management from Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan.  She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Cabral’s passion for culture and people development extends beyond her professional role. She serves as the Board Chair of Brown Girls Do, Inc™, best known for its ballet arm, Brown Girls Do Ballet™, an organization committed to promoting diversity in the arts by providing annual scholarships, a mentor network, dancer resources, and community programs to empower young women and girls. She completed her first book, Allies and Advocates, published by Wiley Publishing in 2020.  Her second book, Say More About That released in July 2022. In her free time, she writes articles on race, culture, and working-class life, hosts a podcast called Guilty Privilege, consumes copious hours of audiobooks, and loves a good concert.