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Kim  D'Abreu

Kim D'Abreu

Diversity Dimensions Consulting, LLC

Washington, DC, USA

As a leadership coach, Kim D’Abreu enables leaders to clarify their values and make courageous moves toward their own development. She specializes in coaching executives and leaders through transitions. She helps her clients identify and break free from limiting behavior patterns so they can activate action plans for bold, professional change.

D’Abreu is passionate about the intersection of culture, identity, and traditional leadership competencies and customizes strategic solutions to support her clients’ business and career success. She has helped guide company leadership in structurally incorporating diverse thinking and experience into their management and program philosophy. D’Abreu is an entrepreneurial, dynamic, and resourceful executive with 25 years of experience within the education, healthcare, and non-profit sectors, and a reputation for managing the culture and complexities of academic environments. She has effectively developed tools, strategies, and resources focused on climate improvement and cultural competency as a means to promote success of diverse groups.

D’Abreu has worked with major private philanthropic organizations including the Robert Wood

Johnson Foundation, California Endowment, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and academic medical centers including SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Columbia University Medical Center. D’Abreu is now a full-time consultant and her client list includes: the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, University of Pennsylvania, Association of Colleges of Nursing, Health Career Connection, Physician Education Association, and University of California, San Diego.

D’Abreu is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Washington, D.C. chapter. She is certified in facilitation by the Leadership Strategies Institute. She obtained her Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Public Health degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

As a New York transplant living in Washington, D.C., D’Abreu spends her spare time exploring the arts, and enjoying her daughter and two cats Brook & Lynn.


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