Monica Dennis is the Co-Founder of The Spirit of A Woman Leadership Development Institute, and is an expert in cultivating sisterhood, leadership and healthy racial identity in girls and women of color. She serves as a training consultant, facilitator and keynote speaker for organizations who seek her expertise in creating culturally-relevant and sustainable Rites of Passage and mentoring programs. She is the creator and facilitator of the Sojourn 4 Truth: The Journey To Self™ empowerment process which offers workshops and retreats that address the multi-layered impact that racism and sexism have on women and their families.
Monica has spent the last two decades training, and providing leadership development to organizations and communities focused on racial justice and equity. She was a Core Trainer with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a renowned leader in the movement to end racism. Her work focuses on shifting from a personal to a systemic analysis of structural racism and understanding its impact on intersecting oppressions.