*About our Trainers
Randie Gottlieb: Lead trainer Dr. Randie Gottlieb, is the founder and CEO of UnityWorks. Dr. Gottlieb has worked as a classroom teacher at every level, a school principal, college administrator, university professor, curriculum developer and diversity trainer. Her work has taken her
to over 30 countries, including 11 years in Puerto Rico, where she administered an international training center, taught cross-cultural communication workshops for people from around the world, produced Spanish-language community-service radio and television programs, and founded an elementary school. She is the author of over ten books and curriculum guides, including the award-winning Teaching Unity, and holds degrees in Education from Cal State, Boston University and Harvard.
Dr. Randie Gottlieb, Lorenzo Alvarado, Dr. Daudi Abe
Daudi Abe: Dr. Abe has his PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington. He brings a wealth of experience including teaching from kindergarten through graduate school. He has also worked with prison inmates and law enforcement, doing diversity training for police in the Seattle area. He teaches at Seattle Central College, offering a variety of diversity courses including Hip-Hop Theory & Culture, and he has been a radio/TV guest, author, public speaker, community activist, historian, and basketball coach.
Mary Looney, Steve Mitchell,
Katrina Walsey, Maria "Zuki" Alvarado,
Dr. Roy Gondo, Maria Cuevas,
Alan Matsumoto, Tcharles Anders
Lorenzo Alvarado: Mr. Alvarado is Assistant Principal at Davis High School in Yakima, WA. He has also worked as a middle school Principal in Yakima and in Pasco, where he was President of the school district’s Multicultural Affairs Committee. Mr. Alvarado holds a B.A.
in math education from Central Washington University, where he was captain of the Cultural Role Model team.
He also earned an ESL endorsement
from Heritage University and attended
a summer program on principalship
at Harvard University. Mr. Alvarado received the WA State Golden Acorn Outstanding Educator Award in 2005
and the Crystal Apple Award in 2007.