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About Sankore Consulting

SANKORE CONSULTING’s Mission : Innovation for Inclusion and Impact.

We are an organization that provides robust solutions for corporate, educational, and organizational leaders struggling with the challenges of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as well as strategic planning.
Sankore Consulting is committed, through intensive research-based best practices, to deliver innovative ideas for inclusion and impact.

Our focus is on organizational planning with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion, racial equity, and social justice.

Sankore is an ancient college within the University of Timbuktu in West Africa. The University of Sankore was known for being a highly organic and rigorous space for intellectual as well and practical thinking. We chose this name to pay homage and continue the legacy. Our logo includes the Adinkra Symbol which means “Aim High” or “Thinks Ahead”. This symbol reminds us to set goals. Adinkra Symbols originate from Ghana West Africa and are used to convey messages of uplift and heritage.

OUR MISSION:
We provide innovative, responsive and solutions

Providing innovative, responsive solutions for inclusivity, equity, and social justice to effect impactful results in organizational planning.

OUR VISION:
We develop a cadre of independent leaders

Developing a cadre of independent leaders from all walks of life who are dedicated to service and armed with the tools of strategic thinking and creativity for optimum inclusivity.

What We Have

We Aim to Give Our Customer Best Service

A Dedicated Team of Responsive Professionals

Lanise Block, Ed.D (critical pedagogy), our consultant for innovation, equity, and strategic planning, possesses the consultation background and prowess your organization needs to navigate the often choppy waters of DEI, helping you to leverage capability outcomes with ease and seamlessly recalibrate service delivery and solutions. Our carefully curated team of affiliate consultants has an impressive aggregate background as academicians and practitioners.

Sankore: Our Inspiration and Impetus

SANKORE CONSULTING derives its primary inspiration from one of the oldest continuously operating institutions of higher learning on the continent of Africa, the famed Sankore University of Timbuktu—an interactive, responsive model which fosters organic, rigorous intellectual growth and advancement.

Our Focus: Cultural Intelligence in Strategic Planning

Cultural intelligence is the watchword at SANKORE; our consultants have cultivated a multicultural and collaborative space in which active dialogue and reciprocity of ideas are paramount. This strategic problem-solving approach has made all the difference for our clients, whose organizations have benefited greatly from our interventions. Whether you are an educational administrator executive director or CEO, SANKORE CONSULTING uses our strengths to burnish yours with our unique strategies.

Sankore: A Lodestone for Educators

SANKORE CONSULTING also offers an array of tools specifically geared towards teachers. Our consultants are certified Cultural Competency trainers (required for all Minnesota teachers); our training is available in both online asynchronous and lives synchronous webinar formats. These services are available to school districts as well as to individual teachers. Forthcoming products include a Culturally Responsive Teaching series and a Developing an Equity Leadership Identity workshop; stay tuned here.

Schedule Your Free 30 Minutes Consultation

Contact SANKORE CONSULTING for a results-based, experience-driven consulting experience today. Let us help you make sense of some of the more confounding, unfamiliar aspects of strategic planning and DEI— delivering Innovative Ideas for Inclusion and Impact.

Social Enterprise Digital Empowerment Academy

One of the goals and mission focus of Sankore Consulting is community engagement and youth development. We use EdTech as a way to empower and engage the community.

The community outreach arm of our work is the Digital Empowerment Academy.

The Digital Empowerment Academy is digital literacy, a civic technology initiative that works to enable youth impacted by the digital divide to become savvy creators of digital content.
Youth in the DEA learn to use digital devices, applications, and coding as a tool for community advocacy using a ‘Digital Kinship’ framework.

The Digital Empowerment Academy also serves as an advocacy agency around issues of community empowerment.

OUR PRIMARY GOALS ARE TO:

Social Enterprise Digital Empowerment Academy

One of the goals and mission focus of Sankore Consulting is community engagement and youth development. We use EdTech as a way to empower and engage the community.

The community outreach arm of our work is the Digital Empowerment Academy.

The Digital Empowerment Academy is digital literacy, a civic technology initiative that works to enable youth impacted by the digital divide to become savvy creators of digital content.
Youth in the DEA learn to use digital devices, applications, and coding as a tool for community advocacy using a ‘Digital Kinship’ framework.

The Digital Empowerment Academy also serves as an advocacy agency around issues of community empowerment.

Our Primary Goals are to: