Anthony PetersonAnthony Peterson

Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc

Anthony Peterson has lived, studied, written about, and taught about cultural, racial and other diversity realities throughout his life.

Anthony has designed and facilitated diversity workshops since 2004. He has led workshops in corporate, academic, and community settings. His degrees in psychology (B.A., Willamette University) and religious education (M.A., Scarritt Graduate School). inform his perspective.

Anthony’s diversity discussions took a personal turn in 2014, when he began documenting conversations with his white grandchildren regarding race. He hopes that those conversations serve as an invitation for others to tell their own racial stories.

Anthony is Senior Consultant and Facilitator for people3, a diversity, equity, and inclusion agency. He is pursuing a post-Master’s Specialist of Education degree in Culture, Cognition and Learning Process. He is a contributor to Rhetoric, Race and Religion, and he blogs at

Since early June 2020, in the wake of the George Floyd murder, Anthony has led conversations for a variety of organizations to help process the cultural, historical, societal and personal moment. In 2019 Anthony presented, “Listening to Children about Race” at The New Story Festival in Austin, TX in March 2019. Anthony presented "Thruths about Race" at Harvard University in 2018. In 2017, he visited McMurry University in Abilene, TX, and presented “Diversity and Athletic Civility” to 350 scholar athletes. He also facilitated discussion with coaches from all sports regarding racial diversity. Also in 2017, Anthony presented “A Christian Biblical Perspective on Multiculturalism” to 500 students at Bryan College in Dayton, TN, and advised student and staff groups on diversity and inclusion issues.

Anthony lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Laura. They have four children and twelve grandchildren.

Takes part in

Sep, 3 9:00 AM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Religious Inclusion: What Corporations Can Do to Create an Inclusive Workplace for Multi-Faith Teams?

  • Building a religiously inclusive work culture: challenges and solutions

  • How to create a psychologically safe workplace for employees of different faiths and beliefs

  • How to improve understanding and the importance of delivering religiously inclusive communications within the team

Anthony Peterson Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc
Taz Latif Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Shelly Christensen Speaker, Author, Consultant at Inclusion Innovations, Acceptance and Inclusion Month-Co-Founder at Jewish Disability Awareness
Harinder Singh Co-founder and Senior Fellow at Sikh Research Institute, Co-founder of Panjab Digital Library
Sep, 9 7:00 PM CEST

Master Diverse Storytelling as a Tool for Your Personal Growth

Anthony Peterson Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc