Vonnetta L. West

Connect. Transform. Engage.

Vonnetta's Story

How the Work Started

Ever since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail and Elie Wiesel’s Night captured my 11th-grade heart as a learner growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, I have had a burgeoning passion for engaging, inspiring, and influencing people toward goodness and greatness.  Whether through content, compassionate action, or coaching and training, my life’s mission is the realization of connected, constructive individuals forming the “Beloved Community” that Dr. King envisioned.

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Below are three of Go West Consulting's most requested workshops.

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Neighbor Up: Changing My Mind

We will examine the root causes, outcomes, and goals of hateful ideologies and explore how to create humane practices and policies

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Creating Cultures of Honor

Cultivate spaces and paradigms of engagement in which honor is pervasive and not dependent on hierarchy.

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The Bias Challenge

An introspective and retrospective workshop focused on revealing, challenging and removing biases within individuals and organizations. This is a bias obstacle course.

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Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser

Senior Rabbi, Temple Emanuel

Vonnetta led a dynamic, insightful, and challenging session for the leadership of our synagogue.  Vonnetta was a terrific facilitator, responding to all of our comments and questions with answers that made us think about our own comforts and discomforts around confronting and fighting racism. 

Dr. Elizabeth Rosner

Career Path Architect

Vonnetta L. West is an amazing instructor and each time I'm in one of her classes, I learn something new or another way to dismantle bias.

"Dismantling White Supremacy" Student

Vonnetta is a gifted communicator with the ability to break down complex realities to their core.

DeAndrea Evans-Springer

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting and learning from Dr. Vonnetta West during one of the most transformative learning experiences I’ve had in my life.  Dr. West’s thought-provoking approach to leading others  to find truth is unmatched and clearly her divine calling! What a blessing it is to be in her presence and glean from her God-given wisdom!

Contact Vonnetta L. West

Get in touch with Vonnetta L. West and Go West Consulting LLC to learn more about our work and to schedule a consultation and/or training.