• asset-building
  • board and staff development
  • diversity equity and inclusion
  • workforce development

In my varied roles, I have had the opportunity to closely examine and serve as a leader at a large number of organizations. I apply my experiences and my training to offer senior level counsel to organizational and programmatic leaders. 

Research & Writing

Meeting Planning & FacilitatioN


plans, develop new competencies and deliver more effectively to their service populations and customer bases. That work has ranged from leading successful policy advocacy campaigns to directing multi-site community practice projects to board of director service to helping employers develop more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces. Over the course of his career, I have acquired skills, contacts and experiences that can benefit you. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Areas of Expertise

I am a skilled interviewer, third party facilitator and moderator, who has organized and led scores of webinars. meetings and conferences. I am experienced in all phases of effective convening.

Senior Level Counsel

Throughout my career, I have worked both formally and informally with organizations to help them improve their DEI performance. I conduct organizational audits, join strategic planning, guide learning sessions and counsel staff and leadership.

René Bryce-Laporte


For over twenty-five years, I have primarily worked to help disadvantaged people and communities find social and economic opportunity. I have worked on innovative projects to help organizations better serve their missions and meet their goals. I have helped organizations acquire resources, create strategic 

Over 25+ years in the poverty-alleviation field, I have built a large professional network of advocates, funders, practitioners and researchers. I commonly connect members of my network to each other and reach out to them for advice and support on behalf of my clients. 

I am a skilled and versatile writer. I have authored articles, grant applications, reports and how-to guides largely based on my research and knowledge of various poverty-alleviation and economic development strategies.

NetworkinG Assistance

Business Consulting