Dr. Ashlee C. Fowlkes is the CEO of Fowlkes Consulting. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and has worked in the field of Diversity and Inclusion for over 10 years. He is an LGBTQ+ Subject Matter Expert and Thought Leader. His passion for LGBTQ+ sensitivity and inclusion is palpable and has resulted in him becoming a highly sought after speaker and consultant. He has provided training and consultation in multiple settings which include but are not limited to: the financial sector, the prison system, institutions of higher education and psychiatric hospitals. As a transgender man himself, Dr. Fowlkes has a profound appreciation for the impact (both blatant and subtle) of cultural competence and sensitivity in the workplace. Dr. Fowlkes is a Forbes Contributor, where he writes about LGBTQ+ inclusion, equality, and the Pink Economy.