The Whande Group

Who Are We

Founded by Fadzi Whande in 2015, the Whande Group is a premier diversity consultancy and program development organisation specializing in global diversity strategies and initiatives. We have facilitated ground breaking diversity and inclusion strategies for organizations, embassies and corporations around the world.

Within our first six months of operation we secured a ground breaking US Embassy grant to facilitate racial equity training for various law enforcement agencies in Australia.

Our Mission

We pride ourselves in our work ethic and are a values driven organisation with a mission to Educate, Embrace and Empower.

Dedicated to a collaborative process, Whande Group works with clients to create a shared vision of success, and achieve a greater footprint in their sector by celebrating and harnessing diversity and inclusion.

Arise

A faith based global movement of women warriors fighting against injustice

Consulting

Global diversity strategists and culture change specialists assisting Organisations, IndividualsCommunities.

Exchange Hub

Creating  platforms and open space forums  that facilitates dialogue, nurtures ideas and shared understanding and offers practical solutions to some of the global issues and challenges faced by today’s youth.

Fadzi Whande

Director

Meet Our Founder

Diversity & Inclusion Strategist |Best Selling Author |International Award Winning Speaker |Trainer |Social Justice Advocate

Fadzi Whande is a Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist and has extensive experience in community development and social justice as a speaker, trainer, consultant, facilitator, and activist. Her background ranges from launching telecommunication networks to addressing financial literacy, unemployment, social disadvantage, poverty, and gender inequality. Fadzi has worked with the Government, Business and Not for Profit sectors as well as various educational institutions in Africa, United Kingdom, USA and Australia.
 

 A champion for encouraging dialogue as a means of understanding difference, Fadzi is a skilled facilitator in the areas of unconscious bias, gender inequality and racial socialisation and identity. In 2015 she wrote the ground breaking proposal and secured a US Embassy grant to provide the award winning Courageous Conversations about Race© suite of training programs to law enforcement agencies in Western Australia. As Founder and Director of Whande Group, her work primarily focuses on capacity building and leadership development that addresses systemic and institutionalised barriers held towards historically undermined groups.
Fadzi is a sought after dynamic and engaging speaker both locally and internationally and is the Assistant Tribe Leader for Speakers Institute Western Australia. In 2016, Fadzi was awarded the International Racial Equity Leadership Award in Austin, Texas and was named a finalist for the 2016 Australian Human Rights, ‘Racism it Stops With Me’ Award. In 2015, Fadzi was part of the Australian National Committee for UN Women’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. In 2014 she was the recipient of the National Community Ambassador Award and in 2013, was appointed a People of Australia Ambassador by the Federal Minister for Multicultural Interests.

Fadzi is the Human Rights Chairperson for the United Nations Association of Western Australia and was recently appointed an Ambassador for Water for Africa and the Humanitarian Group. She currently serves on the boards of Dianella Secondary College, Carers Advisory Council, National White Ribbon Diversity Reference Group and Western Australian Police Multicultural Women’s Advisory Group.

Fadzi received her Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and Executive Master in Business Administration from the University of Western Australia.

Learn more about what Whande Group is doing and what they can do for you and your community.