Gayle Burnett has been leading and facilitating courageous conversations regarding diversity, race, and equity for much of her lifetime. She is the co-author of Peace in Everyday Relationships (Hunter House Publishers, 2003), a fellow alum of Harvard's Strategic Data Project, and a certified Gallup Strengths Coach. Peace of Culture reflects Gayle’s commitment to increasing human compassion and ending violence and racism in the world.
Gayle's career choices have been diverse, she was as an assistant vice president and analyst for a Wall Street clearinghouse bank in the international markets of Singapore, Australia and London, a past partner and principal of Inter-Change Consultants, from 1990 to the 2004, she worked with a wide array of diversity and leadership clients, including Ernst & Young, Lucent Technologies, AT&T and the NCAA.
More recently, Gayle served the Atlanta Public Schools by developing leadership programming, providing research and analysis to senior leaders, and supporting and facilitating the development of innovative learning environments in several capacities, including the Executive Director of the Office of Innovation. Finally, she worked with The Rensselaerville Institute as the Special Projects Guru & Interim President, supporting that organization’s transition of leadership while maintaining excellence in performance.
Gayle holds an MA in Economics from the City University of New York.