Antoinetta Mosley is the CEO and Principal Leader at I Follow the Leader LLC, a strategic consulting firm specializing in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy, initiatives, and education. Launched in 2016 to heighten awareness and readiness of DEI initiatives within companies, I Follow the Leader partners with organizations to move them along the diversity continuum, improve their overall culture and increase profitability, creativity and innovation.
After earning her Bachelor of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, Antoinetta went on to pursue a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from Western Michigan University (WMU). It was there at WMU where Antoinetta's passion for DEI deepened while interviewing CEOs from across the country on their diversity efforts. Her research culminated in an award-winning graduate paper, "Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership: Overcoming Barriers" and a clear-cut career path post-graduation.
Since launching I Follow the Leader, Antoinetta has worked with organizations of all sizes, including small to global nonprofits as well as Fortune 500 companies, with project scopes varying from team-specific to enterprise-wide. Antoinetta is also a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)®) as issued by The Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC)®, a subsidiary of the Society for Diversity and the leading professional association for diversity and inclusion. She is currently based in Durham, North Carolina where she also serves as a Club officer for Durham Toastmasters. Antoinetta enjoys volunteering with local nonprofits, reading novels and traveling around the country to speak on DEI, courageous conversations, and belonging in the workplace. She is also a published author of the children’s book Happy Birthday, Tulip and Violet. Her second book, a motivational guide, 6 Months of Courage Candy: Consistently Cultivate Courage and Reach Your Highest Potential will release on January 1, 2023.
Antoinetta Mosley is a courage curator, keynote speaker, and diversity, equity, and inclusion strategist, who helps individuals and organizations reach their highest potential by teaching them the power of consistently cultivating courage.
She is the CEO at I Follow the Leader LLC, a strategic consulting firm specializing in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy, initiatives, and education. As a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)®), Antoinetta has worked on a range of projects for organizations of all sizes, including small to global nonprofits as well as Fortune 500 companies, and travels the country as a sought-after speaker on DEI, courageous conversations, and belonging in the workplace.