Dr. Rikki Byrd has worked in Health and Human Services since she was old enough to work. Rikki has focused her work on diversity, equity, and inclusion in health, wellness and life. Certified as a health coach and life coach, Rikki enjoys coaching people to become their best iteration of themselves. Dr. Byrd earned a Master of Science Degree in Human Services/Counseling, a Master of Public Health Degree and a Doctorate of Public Health focused on improving health communication through cultural humility to improve health equity with vulnerable populations. Rikki is the Vice President of Education and Professional Development with the National Organization for Human Services, where she supports the professional development initiatives for Human Services Professionals.