Barika Porter is an accomplished executive consultant, leadership coach, speaker, educator, and community activist. Her passion for educational and economic equity and access stems from her upbringing in a family of educators and community activists who instilled in her a drive to advocate for neurodiverse children and promote change and connection in her professional and volunteer roles. With a wealth of experience in program management, product management, executive leadership development, employee performance support, and more, Ms. Porter brings dynamic expertise to help people and organizations reach their highest potential.
With a background in both information technology and healthcare sectors, Barika possesses a unique set of skills honed through years of experience working with cutting-edge technologies and staying up-to-date on industry developments. Her in-depth understanding of the healthcare industry and technical prowess enable her to provide invaluable insights and solutions to clients seeking to optimize their IT infrastructure and enhance their healthcare service offerings and operations. Barika's exceptional knowledge and experience make her a valuable asset to organizations seeking to leverage technology to improve health consumer outcomes. She collaborates with executive business partners to rapidly identify organizational needs and develop practical programs to support strategic corporate goals. Barika holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Virginia and utilizes Agile and PMBOK methodologies to implement programs and projects.
As a certified professional coach, Barika uses organizational assessment tools such as Global DiSC and Energy Leadership Index assessments to equip others for success. Her advocacy for those who need it most defines her professional journey, and she is committed to promoting equity and access to education and economic opportunities. When she's not busy at work, Barika enjoys spending time with her family and sharing cringy memes for laughs.