ARIN N. REEVESPresident
A leading researcher, author and advisor in the fields of leadership and inclusion, Arin studied business at DePaul University’s College of Commerce, attended law school at University of Southern California and received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University.
Arin’s first bestselling book, The Next IQ: The Next Generation of Intelligence for 21st Century Leaders, focuses on inclusion, unconscious biases, and bias interrupters and was a publisher best-seller upon its release in January, 2012. Her latest book One Size Never Fits All: Business Development Strategies Tailored for Women (And Most Men) was released in August 2014 and is also a publisher best seller.
She has also authored several chapters in textbooks including a chapter on creativity, innovation and inclusion entitled “Creating Creativity” for the Global Innovation Science Handbook, the premier resource for innovation practitioners and a chapter on the future of diversity and inclusion entitled “Diversity and Inclusion As Filters for Envisioning the Future.” Arin has been featured on NPR for her work and is cited often in online and traditional media as an expert in leadership and inclusion in workplaces. She is a Fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago, and she was recognized as a Rising Star by the Anti-Defamation League. Her column “Diversity in Practice” was recognized by the Herman Kogan Media Awards for excellence in journalism.
As the President of the research and advisory firm, Nextions (pronounced “connections” without the “co”), a new way of seeing and doing leadership and inclusion, Arin has designed and led several comprehensive research projects on leadership and inclusion in topics ranging from gender equity, cultural integration and implicit bias to transformational leadership and working through generational differences.