Experience and Ignite Societal Transformation With Sonja Pemberton

Sonja PembertonSonja Pemberton is the CEO and Founder of Sonja Pemberton International. She is the Founder of the “YOU Are The Change” movement, which is also a masterclass. She has over 30 years of experience as a speaker, consultant, and organizational strategist for multiple industries and Fortune 100 companies. Sonja brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her work facilitating behavior change across organizations and leadership development to foster culture and inclusion.

She is an external coach and facilitator with the NeuroLeadership Institute and a facilitator for the Brain-based Coaching Certification. She has a bachelor’s in economics from The University of Connecticut, a master’s in organization management and development at Fielding Graduate University, and is also working on her doctorate in leadership and change at Fielding.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Sonja Pemberton describes her birth into empowering and developing allyship and inclusion in society
  • How to examine the origin of your thoughts to begin your introspective journey
  • What can you do to alter organizational and individual bias to model a better system?
  • Sonja talks about approaching a more inclusive circle without the construct of stigmas 
  • Why self-awareness is a learning process 
  • How are you modeling metathinking and compassion for the next generation?
  • What is the best piece of advice Sonja has ever received?

In this episode…

Are you overlooking better ways to develop a societal transformation for inclusion? Discovering, embodying, and consciously applying meaningful efforts to dispel the myth of differences and exclusionary practices can be difficult. But hidden beneath your outer shell, you have the tools to discard harmful practices and create your authentic self and community. 

If you’re looking for better ways to build a society where everyone is respected, Sonja Pemberton suggests examining and developing your introspective journey. She believes that shattering the bias and restraints of society can begin with one person — and that person can be you. Listen to this episode to generate a culture of inclusion, compassion, and respect. 

Join Michael Roderick in this episode of Access To Anyone as he sits down with Sonja Pemberton, CEO and Founder of Sonja Pemberton International, to discuss bringing awareness and strategies for inclusion into society. Sonja talks about how to model a better system without stigmas, the journey of empowerment and self-care, and discovering commonality with other people. 

Golden Answer

If you could meet any living person, who would that be?

Sonja Pemberton would like to sit down and speak with Brené Brown about how she built her work and her research on vulnerability, and discuss similarities with her doctorate and work on dispelling the myth of the “other.” Sonja admires Brené and how she has developed her work across social media platforms.


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