Talisa Lavarry

Talisa “Tali” Lavarry is the founder of Yum Yum Morale, a DEI Consultancy that focuses on the retention and advancement of diverse hires. Organizations large and small look to her, to bridge the gap between their leadership team and marginalized hires.

She is also the Best-Selling Author of Confessions from Your Token Black Colleague, an educational book; part memoir, part blueprint for change, that was featured in Adam Grant’s Fall Must Read List 2020.

In addition, Tali is a Keynote Speaker, Anti-Racism Coach, and a proud member of Washington State University’s Foster School of Business Alumni.

Tali serves as a designated Equity Coach & Consultant for JustLead WA and has been featured in Forbes, NYMag & CNBC to name a few. She is also a proud contributor of “Ask an Expert” by Harvard Business Review.


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Your journey to true allyship

In this 2021 TEDxSeattleWomen talk, Talisa Lavarry explains how true allyship is opening doors for the marginalized that they cannot […]