Holli Holliday – convener, constituency leader, racial justice advocate – began her career in civil rights and discrimination law nearly 25 years ago working on school desegregation case. As a public advocacy leader, she has supported voting empowerment and voter protection with local, regional and national organizations. As a public interest organization executive, she has managed a staff of more than 2000 and budgets in excess of $24 million. In her capacity as a principal of Holliday Advisors, Holli has enlivened campaigns fighting for families, communities and small businesses with a focus on justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. She is a creative thinker, seasoned trainer and dynamic moderator/facilitator.
Her talents are often used to help collaborators and constituency groups develop healthy workplace cultures and high performing teams to build inclusive democracy. A graduate of Howard University and University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, she is also president of Sisters Lead Sisters Vote, a 501C4 non-profit organization dedicated to amplifying the political voices and leadership of Black women. She lives mid-coastal dividing her time between Kansas City,Missouri and the WashingtonDC area.