Vanessa Avery

Executive and Professional Education Fellow

Vanessa Avery is Executive Director of Sharing Sacred Spaces, Lecturer in Interreligious Engagement at Yale Divinity School, a Hartford International Executive and Professional Education Fellow, and former Senior Associate in Diversity with Cambridge Hill Partners.  She has consulted for healthcare systems around the nation including Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s, Eastern Idaho Healthcare Systems, The Connecticut Hospital Association, and The Susan Komen Foundation, among others.  Vanessa helps clients to develop their core competencies in understanding and navigating cultural and religious differences, thereby creating knowledgeable, compassionate, and thriving workplaces.