Gabrielle ClaiborneAuthor, Activist
Pronouns: She / Her / Hers
Gabrielle Claiborne is Co-founder of Transformation Journeys Worldwide, an inclusion training and consulting firm with a transgender focus. She helps cutting-edge organizations transform their environments into fully trans, gender nonconforming and non-binary inclusive cultures. Her firm was recognized as the Out Georgia Business Alliance's (OGBA) 2018 Small Business of the Year and received the Atlanta Hawk's prestigious 2019 True Comes in All Colors award.
As a former Executive Board member of Atlanta Pride, she currently serves as Co-Chair of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce's Transgender and Gender Expansive (TGX) Initiative, as Co-Chair of the Trans Affairs Committee on the City of Atlanta's LGBTQ Mayoral Advisory Council, as Inclusion Chair and Board Secretary of the OGBA, as Chair of the OGBA's TGNC360 Workplace Initiative and as Advisory Board Member of Out Front Theater Group.
Claiborne is a TEDx speaker whose work has been featured in Forbes and is the author of a memoir meets self-help book Embrace Your Truth: A Journey of Authenticity. She was the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2019 Diversity & Inclusion "Outstanding Voice" Award recipient and received the 2018 Georgia Small Business Administration's LGBT Small Business Champion Award. In 2015, she was chosen as Atlanta's Best Trans Activist.