Dr. Charity Hughes

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Charity Hughes, PhD, ACC, SHRM-SCP

Co-Leader, Council on Race, Equity & Inclusion

Charity Hughes is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), DEI practitioner, HR consultant, and speaker who works with organizations and leaders in their quest to improve their leadership capability. Her personal leadership path of self-discovery to be more effective has been the driving force behind how she helps her clients develop and leverage emotional intelligence and authentic leadership. She has worked with leaders and executives at all levels and industries in their pursuit to find a path for success and personal fulfilment. She is the president of Pathfinder Leadership Group LLC, a boutique HR and executive coaching consulting firm. She partners with organizations to design and implement diversity strategies for large-scale transformation. As a woman of color (WOC), Dr. Hughes is acutely aware of the need for diverse leadership and inclusion across all industries. She is a BetterUp Fellow Coach, adjunct professor at Temple University, and Intercultural Development Inventory® Qualified Administrator. She has received numerous awards and accolades including being recognized as one of the 2015 Most Powerful & Influential Woman by the Pennsylvania Diversity Council, being nominated for the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year in 2012 and 2020.