Fleurette (Flo) King serves as a diversity, equity, inclusion & justice (DEIJ) consultant and trainer to a spectrum of organizations including higher education, non-profit, corporate, sport and athletic organizations, city and town entities, and police departments. King offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in DEIJ in higher education. Flo has demonstrated innovation and achievement in diversity and inclusion policies, education & training, and organizational change since 1993. King continues to present best practices and award-winning models at regional and national conferences namely affiliated with the True Colors Conference, the Amnesty International-Midwest, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the Creating Change Conference, White Privilege Conference (WPC), TRANSforming Gender Conference, and the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). Through successful networking on the local, regional and national levels, King collaborates with a number of other consultants and institutions.
King's career journey includes full-time appointments at Loras College (Dubuque, IA), DePaul University (Chicago, IL), Princeton University (Princeton, NJ), the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), the University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT), the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO) and Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO). King has completed a M.A. in sociology from DePaul University and a B.A. in sociology with a minor in ethnic studies from Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, Ohio). King started a doctorate program during the summer 2020. King is the recipient of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Sisterhood Award, the CT Dorothy Award and a GLAD Award. Flo enjoys short walks on the beach, racquetball, tennis, cycling, fishing, social movement history and a variety documentaries.
Fleurette is pronounced like Floretta - (Ebonics pronunciation) Thank you!