Motherhood Talk Radio Presents Beverly Allen-Ananins, diversity trainer and consultant, June 29

Beverly Allen-Ananins is President of Zia Diversity Training and provides training and consulting of diversity services for the workplace and healthcare settings.  She is also a skilled Trainer of Trainer for healthcare diversity trainings and workplace diversity issues and developed the “Systems of Cultural Care” program.  Her focus on Multicultural Management and Organizational Development arose from her years in the healthcare field and management positions. 

She received her Masters of Arts in Social Justice in Intercultural Relations Degree with a concentration in Human Resource Development and Diversity Training from The School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont Beverly has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Anthropology from Eastern New Mexico University.

Beverly was born in New Mexico though lived in many states as well as South Korea and South Africa.  It was after living in South Africa during apartheid that her life was changed with a yearning to make a difference in how people treat each other and her pursuit of Social Justice that continues to drive her today. 

Beverly Allen is also addressing health disparities by working as the Grant County Community Health Council Coordinator in Grant County New Mexico.  Recently she completed a community assessment and is working on how social determinates affect community health and is part of her current work in Social Justice for this rural border community.

Beverly shares her life with her husband Tony from Liverpool, England and three children (Amelia 5, Jude 3 and Lennon 1).  Being a full time working mother is a challenge and she seeks non-traditional solutions to make it work.  Giving speeches with a baby on her back, carrying a breast pump to meetings and dealing with a stay at home dad at the end of the day are some of the daily issues that make Beverly’s motherhood perspective unique, funny and fulfilling.

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