Paul Gimenez - Mentora Institute
Paul Gimenez

Paul Gimenez

Head of Diversity & Inclusion Practices, Faculty

Paul leads Mentora’s Diversity Practices which help organizations develop and deploy evidence-based, people-centric learning and culture change initiatives that advance and promote diverse and inclusive cultures of belonging.

With roots in neuroscience and psychology research — including stints at the Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Research (Stanford School of Medicine), brainLENS (UCSF), and the Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab (Teacher’s College, Columbia University) — Paul is a speaker, coach, teacher, and trusted advisor to executives who are determined to unlock their individual and collective potential through the translation and application of 21st-century science.

He has served as the Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Guitar Center Company and supported innovative professional services firms — including the NeuroLeadership Institute, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), and The Design Gym — where he supported organizations in the strategy, design, and execution of cutting-edge learning, leadership, culture, and diversity and inclusion strategies, practices, programs, and policies.

In addition to his work in applied human sciences, Paul also co-founded the nonprofit 100 For All, a charity dedicated to helping people build healthier, environmentally conscious communities.