Sonia Layne-Gartside

Master Trainer
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Sonia is our Master Trainer® helping leaders to champion the behaviors that create a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse culture. A triple threat, Sonia is a certified Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Specialist, Master Trainer®, and Change Manager with extensive experience working with global organizations. Always the cheerleader of people and ideas, Sonia is an accomplished coach, author, and bungee jumper. Sonia was Recognized as the 2021 “Leader of the Year” by the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA). She is the author of Workplace Anxiety: How to Refuel and Re-Engage.


B.S., University of the West Indies 

M.A., University of the West Indies

Behind the Scenes

Sonia loves to travel and explore the world. Although she is afraid of heights, she bungee jumped off the tallest man-made structure in the Southern Hemisphere!

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