ABOUT HARDEN CONSULTING GROUP

DR. KIMBERLY HARDEN

OWNER & CEO

Ed. D., Concordia University - Portland
M.A., Gonzaga University
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Relationships are vital to our survival, whether it’s student-teacher, employee-manager, or peer-peer. Connections are a crucial element in retention rates, achievement, and promotion. Dr. Kimberly Harden works with organizational leaders and educators to develop, implement, and assess programs that support diversity, equity, and inclusion, systemic change, institutional growth and personal empowerment. As founder and principal of Harden Consulting Group, Kimberly values and is passionate about diversity, justice, leadership, collaboration, care, and transformation.

Kimberly is a professor in the Department of Communication at Seattle University. She has taught a variety of communication courses ranging from first year introductory courses to upper division courses both at the community college and university level. Her research focus is on gendered racism and its effects on African American male students and faculty. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication from The University of Washington, a Master’s degree in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University, and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University – Portland. Kimberly has a love-hate relationship with social media and is defenseless against The Cookie from Metropolitan Market.

WHAT WE DO

MISSION

Harden Consulting Group is dedicated to providing organizational leaders with the knowledge and strategies to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.

VISION

We are the region’s experts of choice known for empowering organizations to achieve their diversity and equity goals and individuals to dream, set goals, and overcome personal setbacks.

VALUES

Harden Consulting Group values diversity, justice, leadership, collaboration, and care.