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 “Think 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.
Providing innovative, responsive solutions for inclusivity, equity and social justice to effect impactful results in organizational planning.
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
A DEDICATED TEAM OF
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 have an impressive aggregate background as academicians and practitioners.
SANKORE: OUR INSPIRATION
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 is 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 a CEO, SANKORE CONSULTING uses our strengths to burnish yours with our unique strategies.
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 trainings are available in both online asynchronous and live 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.