Karith Foster

Speaker / Author / CEO & Founder, Inversity Solutions

Karith Foster is the creator of INVERSITY™- revolutionary way to address Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Karith is a speaker, humorist, media personality and the author of the bestselling book, “You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy.”



Based out of: New York


As a Diversity Engagement Specialist, Karith’s signature programs are impacting lives at organizations and corporations across America, creating a seismic shift in mindsets and revolutionizing the way we address issues of leadership, diversity and wellness. Her enthusiastic keynotes and workshops are greatly appreciated in a time when humor, understanding, acceptance and respect are so desperately needed. With the belief that humor heals and is cathartic, Karith always intertwines her sessions with anecdotes as well as valuable and poignant life lessons to benefit both personal and professional development.

Now a regular on morning television Karith, the former co-host of controversial radio personality Don Imus and former Fortune 500 Human Resource executive administrator is also a visiting expert for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University where she is an 8-time repeat guest lecturer for the Graduate School of Business course “Reputation Management.” Karith has been featured in two hit documentaries “Can We Take a Joke?” And “No Safe Spaces.”

Karith’s humorous and thoughtful TEDx Talk “The Art of Defying Stereotypes: Learning to be True to Your Voice” has garnered accolades nationwide.

A graduate of Stephens College and Oxford University, Karith recently received her certificate in Fostering Inclusion and Diversity from Yale School of Management.

You can learn more about Karith Foster and see her work at  www.InversitySolutions.com and www.karith.com.


"Conscious empathy is when you ask two questions: You ask what is it like for them and how does it make them feel?"