Dr. A. Breeze Harper is a leading expert on diversity, equity, and inclusion having spent 15 years as a speaker and author focusing on anti-racism. Dr. Harper is a guest expert on an anti-racism podcast collaboration with Radical Candor author Kim Scott, and her most recent book, Scars, looks at how anti-racism and white allyship operate in multi-racial relationships. Breeze has a Ph.D. in the social sciences from U.C. Davis, an M.A. from Harvard, and a B.A. from Dartmouth.
Dr. Keegan Walden is Torch’s Co-Founder and COO. He has an extensive background in leadership development and in the measurement of leadership growth over time. He is also a biracial man with one Black parent and one White parent, and will share his own journey in grappling with his racial identity as it relates to an anti-racist way of life. Keegan has a Ph.D. and an M.S. in psychology from Northwestern, and a B.A. from Yale.