The Team


SANKORE CONSULTING: Innovation for Inclusion and Impact.

SANKORE CONSULTING was founded to foster creative leadership in organizations. We focus on building capacities in Equity, Diversity, and Innovation from the classroom to the boardroom. Our team has over 20 years of combined experience in education, training, and leadership. We focus on research-based frameworks and best practices to build capacity toward proven results.

Dr. Lanise Block

Founder & CEO

Dr. Lanise Block is the Founder and CEO  of Sankore Consulting.

Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI), Strategic Planning, and Innovation Consultant

In a world where diversity, equity, and inclusion are paramount, I embarked on a business journey driven by a vision of empowering organizations to achieve courageous equity-based decisions and make a profound social justice impact. Along the way, I faced my own challenges—bolstering my business acumen, creating robust systems and frameworks, and seeking out organizations that share my unwavering commitment to making a difference.

My unique offering  is rooted in expertise, innovation, and a deep understanding of the complex dynamics within organizations. As a Diversity Equity Inclusion, Strategic Planning, and Innovation Consultant, I offer a distinct  blend of skills that sets me apart. With a focus on strategic planning, I help organizations align their DEI efforts with their broader goals, fostering a culture of inclusivity that drives positive change.

What truly defines my drive  is a passionate belief in the power of innovation. I know that to create lasting impact, we must challenge conventional thinking and explore new avenues. By infusing creativity and fresh perspectives into the DEI landscape, I enable organizations to transcend barriers and embrace transformative solutions.

But my work is about more than just innovation—it is about justice. I am driven by the conviction that every individual, regardless of their background or identity, deserves equal opportunities and fair treatment. I advocate for social justice, pushing leaders to make courageous decisions that dismantle systemic barriers and pave the way for true equity.

Throughout my journey, I have developed a holistic perspective that acknowledges the intersectionality of diversity and recognizes the importance of considering all dimensions of identity. By understanding the intricacies and interconnectedness of race, gender, sexuality, ability, and more, I guide organizations towards comprehensive and authentic inclusion.