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Delofante Atkins

Delofante Atkins

Delofante Atkins

A passionate historian with formal education in social history and social justice, Delofante provides a discerning lens in addressing the unique, misunderstood and often overlooked racial inequities that affect People of African Descent. Her influence works to incite a collective awareness about key systemic disparities, with the purpose of introducing critical solutions that lead to a better quality of life for all members of this community. With more than 20 years of combined experience in Racial Equity Consultation, Adult Learning & Development, Human Resources and Program Management across a variety of industries, Delofante is an effective educator, trusted advisor, and influential partner. As an active speaker and facilitator, she has led numerous workshops and discussions and continues to guest lecture at academic institutions. Her roster of advisory board experience includes serving as one of the first Advisory Council members for the City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism Partnership and Accountability Circle.

As part of Converge’s leadership team, Delofante’s visionary prowess makes her a notable force in driving organizational strategy, innovation and fostering meaningful client/partner relationships. As Principal Consultant, she heads the Consultancy line of business where she provides guidance to our esteemed team of advisors. Delofante is also key to the day-to-day oversight and execution of client engagements to ensure the impact and outcomes of each project are delivered in alignment with Converge’s mission, values and standard of excellence.

Prior to joining Converge, as an entrepreneur Delofante served as Founder and Chief Consultant at ZaraYah where she was involved in a number of initiatives in the private, public and non-profit sectors that encouraged healing, equity and prosperity for people of the African diaspora. She is a tropical beach lover, 90’s music fan, and passionate about all things, family, fashion and food related.

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