Hamlin is a diversity and inclusion strategist trained to assess the level of cultural competence of individuals and organizations. He helps companies improve their productivity by increasing their cultural competence.
He is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, (IDI) a powerful assessment tool to help individuals and teams assess and reflect on stages of cultural sensitivity.
Before launching DiversiPro, Hamlin Grange had a stellar career as a journalist in Canada and the United States, was managing editor of a community newspaper and later became the director of a national youth internship program. He sits on the boards of a number of important cultural and service agencies. In addition to these roles, Hamlin is frequently called on to give keynote speeches on diversity and inclusion to senior executives and public service leaders. Registered with Prospeakers.com Speakers’ Bureau, Hamlin is a gifted speaker who has made presentations in Canada, the Caribbean, the USA and Europe.
Hamlin is the recipient of the 2010 Harry Jerome Award (President’s Award) for community service and career achievement and the 2010 Community Builder Award presented by Tropicana Community Service in recognition of his “outstanding leadership and years of service which have contributed to the development of community and opportunities for the people of Ontario and those served by Tropicana Community Services.” Other awards include:
- The YMCA Peace Medallion
- The B’nai Brith Human Rights Award for Journalism
- The African Canadian Achievement Award
- The Father Of The Year Award
- Black Film and Video Achievement Award for Leadership
- And awards from the New York and Houston International Film Festival
- Queen’s Jubilee Medal Winner