Founder of Change Cadet

Dr. Akilah Cadet, MPH has 15+ years in managing and building successful projects, teams, and leaders. She has worked various multimillion-dollar projects and is the founder of Change Cadet, an Oakland based organizational development consulting firm specializing in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Cadet is a French term that means soldier and Change Cadet prepares soldiers of change to overcome barriers with an aim to support women, people of color, and underserved communities, through coaching, strategy, innovation, and organizational change. Dr. Cadet is also the host of the Change Cadet Podcast, a place where we share stories, celebrate the little wins, and learn from experts about what it takes to make bold moves in the workplace, in life, and at home. As a woman of color, she uses her personal and professional experiences as well as a touch of Beyoncé to inspire her work. Dr. Cadet holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education in Community Based Public Health, a Master of Public Health, and a Doctor of Health Sciences in Leadership and Organizational Behavio