Founder, Sanchez Tennis & Associates, LLC | Board, Pachamama Alliance
Anita’s passion is bridging indigenous wisdom and the latest in science to inspire and equip women and men to live their higher purpose in service and joy.
Working with globally diverse organizations – as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and coach – Anita’s brilliance shines in the areas of: diversity, inclusion & engagement; organizational & leadership development; transformational positive change; unconscious bias; and applied neurophysiology/ resilience.
For forty years, Anita has provided coaching and training to executives and their teams in dozens of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations. She has created benchmarked workplace strategies and initiatives, led global organizational culture change initiatives, and facilitated executive team and leadership development.
Anita is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council with luminaries such as Jack Canfield, Marianne Williamson, and John Gray. A Board Member of the Bioneers organization, she also serves on the Board of Pachamama Alliance, whose focus is to inspire people to create an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on our earth. Dr. Sanchez is a vision keeper for the Tipping Point Festival, a 10-year large scale collective action strategy to shift the narrative to a New Human Story of Global Unity.
Anita’s latest international best seller and international award-winning book is The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times, Simon & Schuster, 2017. She has co-authored several books, including: The Strategic Matrix for Selecting Diversity Initiatives; Discovering Your Positive Core – A Personal Guide™; best seller Success University for Women, 2015; international best seller Success University for Women in Business, November 2016; and Ecological and Social Healing: Multi-cultural Women’s Voices, Routledge Books, August, 2016.
Anita’s consulting, training and coaching clients have included: Hewlett Packard, DPR Construction, Barry-Wehmiller Corporation, DuPont, AT&T, IBM, Nature Conservancy, Ford Foundation, Xerox, National Association of Independent Schools, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Xcel Energy, Johns Hopkins University, the Bocconi University of Milan, and University of Colorado.
Of Mexican-American and Aztec heritage, Anita resides in the mountains outside Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. with her husband and youngest son.