Annahid Dashtgard

Annahid Dashtgard

CEO.  Author.  Speaker.

Annahid is focused on changing the world one conversation, one compelling story at a time. As CEO of Anima Leadership, a storyteller and a truth speaker for a more just future, she has spent the last twenty-five years inspiring, educating and coaching people toward deeper experiences of belonging.


Join Annahid’s BIPOC Leader Lab: From Survive to Thrive, starting January 2023.

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Listen to Annahid’s podcast Soundwaves of Belonging, conversations with fellow bridge builders in the world of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Like the bones on the human body, Bones of Belonging is a series of interlocking stories that knit together a remarkable vision of what wholeness looks like as a racial outsider in a culture dominated by whiteness. Bones of Belongingis now available for pre-order and will be released in May 2023.

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