Michael Welp

Co-founder, White Men as Full Diversity Partners

Michael Welp co-founded White Men as Full Diversity Partners in 1997. Earlier in his career, he facilitated interracial teambuilding with South African corporations in his work with Outward Bound. His research on the importance of white men being actively engaged in diversity efforts led to founding WMFDP. He is a member of the NTL Institute and earned his PhD and graduate degrees from American University and Fielding Graduate University. He has presented to the United Nations and many other global organizations and businesses on engaging men as gender equity advocates worldwide. He has also co-authored three field guides on skill building for leadership and diversity partnerships.

Michael hosts The Insider Outsider Podcast and is the author of the recently published book Four Days to Change: 12 Radical Habits to Overcome Bias and Thrive in a Diverse World. His TEDx talk, posted on YouTube, is entitled White Men: Time to Discover Your Cultural Blind Spots.