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As a practitioner for DEI efforts across business, government, non-profit, and education, Rebecca Francis helps organizations assess barriers and prepare to integrate seamless DEI efforts into their business frameworks.

Rebecca Francis MPA is a community support and bold advocate for diversity, equity, and INCLUSION.

Over her 9+ years of leadership, Rebecca has worked with local and corporate, educational, and non-profit brands, supporting the transformational efforts of companies at all stages. She is presently training companies on various topics to start the thinking process toward a more equitable approach. Rebecca Francis' support brings a mixture of expertise, passion, vision, and creative style to make an organic connection for the ultimate takeaways.

The heart of Rebecca Francis' work addresses the ability to produce transformative environments with efforts centered around inclusion.

She strives to help create professional spaces where people can collaborate through a lens of compassion, empathy, and understanding. Colleagues and clients often refer to Rebecca as a knowledgeable force that possesses passion behind her responsibility to not just "check the box" but move the needle.


The flamework is spot on for the work

I am doing in my district.

The resource itself is invaluable and the sheer collaboration with colleagues has fueled me to eagerly continue along the journey with fresh eyes."

–  Valerie McCall,ED.D


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Rebecca Francis has provided featured keynote addresses, panel commentary, and training sessions for various institutions. Rebecca's expertise positions her to cover multiple topics, including diversity and inclusion, leadership, business development, branding, and more. Rebecca addresses each event individually, and her speaking style is driven by her creativity and goals to create an experience that her audience will never forget.

Rebecca commits every obligation to teach her audience new methods that will foster change through engagement. She delivers keynotes that stimulate, provoke, and inspire the audience to grow. Rebecca has been educating professionals in various industries about leadership, operations, and strategic diversity for years. The overarching goal is simple for people and organizations to identify growth areas, teach them game-changing practices, and challenge them to implement their methods to "Ignite Change." 


This work can be difficult and draining, but Ignite Change Solutions reminds us to celebrate our wins and challenges us to lean on our community of allies".


–  Jason Blume- Assistant Superintendent

of Communications and Community Relations

Our Capabilities at Ignite

At Ignite, we offer a diverse range of capabilities designed to meet your organization's unique needs. Our services can be customized to fit your specific requirements, ensuring optimal impact and effectiveness. While the following capabilities showcase our core offerings, they are not limited to what is listed. We are committed to providing tailored solutions that drive meaningful change and foster an inclusive environment.


 Organization Measurement And Data Tracking


Sample Experiences Include:

  • Benchmarking DEI Audits and Assessments

  • Conducting Ignite 360 Assessments

  • Designing CustomEmployee/Customer Surveys

  • Developing Organizational Metrics & Tracking

And Initiatives

Sample Experiences Include:

  • Implementing Gun Violence Prevention Programs

  • Delivering Keynote Engagements

  • Organizing Women’s Leadership Conferences & Events

  • Coordinating Cultural Celebrations & Observances

  • Providing Event Operational Support

  • Facilitating Team Operational Development

  • Establishing Functional Org Committees

Coaching And Consultative Support

​Sample Experiences Include:


  • Providing Executive Leadership Coaching

  • Developing Organizational Communications Plans

  • Managing Organizational Change

  • Supporting Organizational Development

Policies, Procedures And Structures

Sample Experiences Include:

  • Strategic Planning through the lens of Equity.

  • Igniting Organizational Structures and Processes

  • Establishing High-Performing Equity

  • Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Talent

Training And Development / HR Recertification Training

Sample Experiences Include:

  • Delivering Why DEIB: The Starter Kit

  • Facilitating "Ignite Accountability: Transforming Your Mind with the Power of Words and Emotional Intelligence"

  • Conducting "7 Stages to Igniting Change" (7-part series)

  • Providing "Equity Empowerment: Tools for Transformative HR"

  • Leading "Equity Elevate: Raising Standards for Inclusivity"

  • Training on Bias/Microaggression

    Promoting Allyship

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