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David Campt ’82


With more than 25 years of professional experience, David Campt is considered a national expert in the areas of inclusion and equity, cultural competence, and intergroup dialogue. His insights have been sought by small executive boards of fewer than a dozen to large-scale summits involving thousands of people. His clients have varied widely, and have included the U.S. military, large corporations, international organizations, and non-profit groups.

David is the author of a number of books including “The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects” and “Read the Room for Real: How A Simple Technology Creates Better Meetings.” He also created the Ally Conversation Toolkit. Under this initiative, David has written three books: “White Ally Toolkit Workbook,” a supplement for the workbook called the “Discussion Group Leaders Guide,” and the “Compassionate Warrior Boot Camp for White Allies.” David’s work has been featured by prominent media outlets such as “Think Progress” and “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.”


Wake Up, Everybody! Thriving In Today’s Racial Climate

Saturday, October 5

An interactive discussion about how we can successfully communicate and network with friends (and everyone else!) in today’s polarized world.

David Campt ’82, Founder, Ally Conversation Toolkit
Megan Ming Francis *08, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Washington