Meet the team

Founded by Alethea Cheng Fitzpatrick, Co-Creating Inclusion brings together a dynamic and collaborative team of consultants with just the right combination of common ground and differing perspectives, united around our mission of shifting culture and driving equity.


Cheng Fitzpatrick

Alethea Cheng Fitzpatrick is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultant with a focus on leadership & team development, gender and race equity, workplace culture, and business integration.

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Malaika Aaron-Bishop is an experienced and thoughtful facilitator. She creates space for learning, while improving levels of engagement and connection between people on teams, both large and small.

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Hideko Akashi

Hideko Akashi brings over 20 years of experience in the educational sector, and challenges individuals and institutions to think critically about issues of diversity, privilege, social justice, inclusion, and equity.

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Pierette Imbriano

Pierette Imbriano specializes in the development and actualization of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs that support an organizations’ mission, vision and strategic plan.  

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