Dr. Diane Johnson
Advisory Board Chair
Mmapeu “Woman Who Carries Ideas” Management Consulting
Dr. Johnson is CEO and Founder of Mmapeu Management Consulting, a national consulting firm committed to aligning mission, vision and values for social enterprises, philanthropic institutions, the social sector, triple bottom-line businesses, B Corps and tech companies. She is particularly interested in and committed to creating dynamic, sustainable and equitable models of market and community benefits. Since 1992, Dr. Johnson has consulted, facilitated and trained on strategic development; cultural capacity, diversity, inclusion and equity; organizational development, institutional capacity building, leadership development, collaboration and community engagement, program design, program evaluation and leadership development for almost 10,000 organizations and individuals.
Diane received her doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies (sociology, organizational behavior, management and non-profit studies) from Tufts University. Her dissertation focused on cross-sectoral leadership and collaboration between the business, government, social and community sectors. Dr. Johnson is also an ordained minister in the progressive Christian denomination of the United Church of Christ, focusing on the intersection of spirituality, social change and equity. She received her Masters in Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.