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We are way finders, facilitators, freedom seekers and power builders.

The Wright Institute for Transformative Change journeys with change agents, clergy, and non-profit leaders to advance racial equity and enhance their impact. We believe that more is possible for our pursuits of equity and justice. Journey with us to uncover possibilities for greater wellbeing and sustainable impact.


Our mission is to guide and support change agents along their liberation and leadership journeys.

We envision a society rich with changemakers who are rooted in love and justice, and equipped to lead with wisdom, courage and equity.


  • Always choose love

  • Put people first

  • Lead with courage and wisdom

  • Offer compassion to self and others

  • Cultivate freedom, healing and wholeness with all that we do



The Wright Institute for Transformative Change has a diverse, experienced and multitalented team of consultants who co-create and facilitate transformative experiences. Each member of our team possesses a deep commitment to centering and advancing racial equity within organizations and in society. We are experienced facilitators, skillful project managers and proven changemakers.

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Robin Wright-Pierce

Chief Executive Officer, Facilitator

Robin is a coach and facilitator of personal and collective liberation with deep experience advancing racial justice and social change.


Rev. Daniel Hughes

Co-conspirator, Facilitator

Daniel is a faith organizer committed to co-creating a racial just world with real people. He brings decades of wisdom and experience.


Balpreet Kaur

Co-conspirator, Facilitator

Balpreet is an organizational psychologist adept at guiding teams towards creative, cohesive, and transformative change. 


Rev. Nelson Pierce Jr.

Co-conspirator, Facilitator

Rev. Pierce is a community organizer and pastor committed to creating a beloved community.

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Dr. Lisa Hess

Co-conspirator, Facilitator

Lisa is a facilitator, teacher-elder, scholar-poet and professor of practical theology at United Theological Seminary.