Teresa M. Stafford is the CEO and Principal Consultant at Inspiring Change, LLC where she is dedicated to transformative conversations that inspire individuals and organizations to change. Teresa is an Executive Coach specializing in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Teresa expertly creates safe spaces that encourage individuals to lean into discomfort and seek self-awareness. Teresa is a nationally sought out speaker and trainer. She is a contract consultant with International Association of Chief of Police and RTI International. Teresa also serves at the Chief Advocacy Officer at Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, the largest independent rape crisis center in the nation. Teresa has over 25 years of experience providing direct service to both offenders and victims of crime, with a specialization in sexual violence, domestic violence, and families of homicide victims. As Chief Advocacy Officer, Teresa advocates for system change needed to create a climate that is trauma-informed for all survivors.