Ludmila N. Praslova, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, uses her extensive experience with global, cultural, demographic, and ability diversity to help create inclusive and equitable workplaces. She is a professor of psychology and the founding director of Graduate Programs in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Prior to her academic career, she built and led successful intercultural relations programs in global organizations. Her current consulting is focused on supporting organizations in creating systemic inclusion informed by an understanding of neurodiversity. Her other areas of expertise include organizational culture assessment and change, workplace justice and civility, and training and training evaluation. She is a contributor to the SHRM blog, focusing on wellbeing, belonging and inclusion, and is the editor of the upcoming book “Evidence-Based Organizational Practices for Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity” (Cambridge Scholars).