Tovi Scruggs-Hussein is a leader-of-leaders and award-winning urban educator with almost 30 years of leadership and transformation experience. She is internationally recognized for her signature approach of moving from Leadership Do-ing to Leadership BE-ing and Emotionally Intelligent Equity & Inclusion. Tovi has been recognized by Mindful Magazine as one of the Powerful Women Leaders of 2021 who are igniting the world with courage and wisdom. She walks her talk of courageous leadership being cultivated by meditation, resilience, and self-mastery, having had a daily meditation practice for almost 30 years, and also sitting four week-long silent retreats. Tovi is on a mission to heal our leaders and organizations through SELf-Transformation for Systemic Transformation. She is the co-founder of ACSA’s Equity Leaders Academy, co-founding adjunct professor of Trauma-Responsive Leadership with an Equity Lens, and served as the national president for Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully. Tovi is a certified Integral Coach and has been personally trained by Dr. Brene Brown as a Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator to train others in courageous leadership with a lens of inclusion and belonging. Yet, the very best leadership training she ever received was the 17 years she spent as a high school principal. From keynotes to workshops to in-depth leadership development, Tovi cultivates conscious, connected, and courageous leaders world-wide.

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