Terry Berman brings 20 years of experience in the field of multicultural training and consultation within the public and private sector. For the past 10 years she was a principal with “Diversity Matters,” utilizing her expertise in organizational development, leadership development and coaching, mediation/conflict resolution and training for trainers.
Ms. Berman is dedicated to supporting organizations to effectively integrate multiculturalism into all aspects of their organization. In this vein, she has developed innovative programs designed for leaders that include multicultural best practices in key areas, such as, hiring and retention, supervision and evaluation, program design and outreach, board development and collaborations.
As the former Director of Training for the Multicultural Training Resource Center, she designed, implemented and coordinated a wide variety of services to address workforce diversity and multicultural management initiatives.
Ms. Berman is a West Coast consultant with VISIONS, Inc., a national consultation and training firm specializing in providing concrete, organizational development strategies for working in a multicultural society.
Ms. Berman is also an artist, performer and video producer/director with an emphasis on social change, Her videos have been screened nationally and internationally.
Ms. Berman holds an MA from San Francisco State University. She holds a BA from New College in San Francisco. She has additional specialized training in “Understanding and Teaching Cross Cultural Communication” from the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, Portland, OR and “Neuro Linguistics Programming: Meta Communication,” from Inward Ways, Berkeley, CA.
A native of South Africa, she has lived in England and has been a San Francisco Bay Area resident since 1977.