Kyle Oldham, DJA Consultant, is a trainer, facilitator, and educator with more than 15 years of experience teaching, supervising, advising, event planning, leading and motivational speaking in student affairs and housing. Kyle works toward creating an inclusive community of learners, that critically reflective, problem solve, interpret and analyze personal strengths and skills to build capacity for equity, diversity and inclusion leaders in higher education. Kyle uses storytelling and elements of dialogue to engage participants in self-reflection and growth related to inclusion and equity.
Kyle currently serves as the Director of Workplace Inclusion and Talent Management for Housing and Dining Services at Colorado State University where he is responsible for providing educational opportunities for staff to find their voice, their inner passions and ability to lead, from an equity, diversity, inclusion and socially just perspective. He has also worked with the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, developing trainings for being an ally in the workplace and implementing their respect campaign. In addition, Kyle has trained student staff at the University of New Mexico, Rhode Island College, and Mitchell College on equity and inclusion. He has also worked with the Housing and Residence Life Office at Boise State University on developing a strategic approach to communicating across difference and teambuilding.
Kyle obtained a Bachelors of Art in Speech Communications and minor in Chemistry from Baldwin Wallace University, a Master’s degree in Student Affairs Higher Education from Colorado State University his EdD from UMass Amherst in Social Justice Education. Kyle believes that education and awareness are the tools we need most in an everchanging world, where we are challenged to be our best selves.