Diane Johnson, PhD

Mmapeu “Woman Who Carries Ideas” Management Consulting Dr. Diane Johnson is CEO and Founder of Mmapeu Management Consulting, a national​ ​organizational and leadership transformation firm committed to aligning mission, vision and​ ​values for social enterprises, philanthropic institutions, the social sector, purpose-driven​ ​businesses, B Corps, tech companies and market leaders. She is deeply committed to creating​ ​dynamic, sustainable and equitable models of market and community benefits. She currently​ ​serves as Vice President of the Conscious Capitalism Bay Area Chapter. Since 1992, Diane​ ​has consulted, facilitated and trained on strategic development; cultural capacity, diversity,​ ​inclusion and equity; organizational development, institutional capacity building, leadership​ ​development, collaboration and community engagement, program design, program evaluation​ ​and leadership development for more than 11,150 organizations and leaders.​ ​Clients have included the Kresge Foundation, the San Francisco Department of Public Health,​ ​the Social Venture Network, SOCAP, Opportunity Collaboration, Habitat for Humanity​ ​International, NeighborWorks America and HUD, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Episcopal​ ​Impact Fund and the C.S. Mott Foundation. She has been fortunate enough to work in South​ ​Africa, Mexico, Zambia and Zimbawbwe. Diane received her doctorate in Interdisciplinary​ ​Studies (sociology, organizational behavior, management and non-profit studies) from Tufts​ ​University. Her dissertation focused on cross-sectoral leadership and collaboration between the​ ​business, government, social and community sectors. She holds a Masters in Nonprofit​ ​Management from the New School and her undergraduate degree in Communications with a​ ​marketing minor is from The University of Pennsylvania – The Annenberg School of​ ​Communications and The Wharton School. Dr. Johnson is also an ordained minister in the​ ​progressive Christian denomination of the United Church of Christ, focusing on the intersection​ ​of spirituality, social change and equity. She received her Masters in Divinity from the Pacific​ ​School of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.