Affectionately known as “KP”, Dr. Kazique J. Prince (pronounced ka-ZEE-kay) is founder and chief executive officer at Jelani Consulting, LLC, based in Austin, Texas. Jelani Consulting, LLC, provides executive and leadership consultation and coaching services focused on cultural competency for individuals, teams, and organizations in business, education, government, healthcare, and for non-profit groups. Dr. Prince also serves as the senior policy advisor and education coordinator for City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler. In the Mayor’s office, education and public safety are under his portfolio as well as efforts to create equitable economic development and promote equity and inclusion to meet strategic goals within the Mayor’s agenda. Dr. Prince works on both the Mayor’s Task Force on Institutional Racism & Systemic Inequities as well as the Spirit of East Austin, an initiative to create equitable economic development. Recently, Dr. Prince began serving on the Civil Rights Advisory for the Travis Country District Attorney’s office and the Advisory Council for the Institution for Urban Policy on Research and Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin. He’s also writes and produces Equity Turned Up, a blog and podcast reflecting on a variety of equity and inclusion topics. Throughout his career, Dr. Prince carved out a reputation as a dynamic and comprehensive communicator and trusted adviser. Governed by a focused vision for the future and fueled by a passion to make a difference in the new global economy, he has considerable experience in the areas of Project & Program Management, Diversity & Inclusion Management, and Cross-functional Leadership Development. He also owns a powerful understanding of people and what motivates them, drawing upon unique skill sets to sell, counsel and encourage others towards meaningful, lasting change. He collaborates with clients working on managing cultural differences by trailblazing through opposition, spearheading forward-thinking, cutting-edge initiatives and programs while successfully uniting team members behind common goals.