Shell Roth, M.Ed



Shell guides organizations in transforming their business practices to foster inclusivity and belonging for marginalized people. As a speaker, author and social media entrepreneur, Shell has earned the trust of hundreds of organizations to develop innovative solutions to workplace challenges and incorporate those solutions into action.

With two decades of training businesses on the power of social media marketing, Shell now works with companies on creating inclusive policies and practices, and promoting understanding relating to gender nonbinary folks while building welcoming environments for all. Shell’s training and speaking engagements guide companies on implementing inclusive practices for employees and customers alike.

Shell has authored 5 best selling books and their newest book, “A Field Guide to Gender Neutral Language”, helps companies, families and allies understand gender inclusive language.

Shell inspires audiences by raising awareness and providing real life stories of being an ally for gender diverse people, while offering strategies to improve bottom line results.

What people are saying about Shell.

“Just wanted to let you know that this was a really terrific and educational program! The speaker was engaging. Hope to see more programs like this.”

“Amazing, informative, and I absolutely loved it! Thank you for putting this on!!!!”

“An amazing, informative session that EVERYONE should view. Thank you so much, Shell!”

Certifications & Education

  • Diversity Crew Institute – DEI Certification
  • M.Ed. Psychology
  • M. Ed. Educational Administration
  • Springboard Ventures, Inc., is a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise ™ (LGBTBE) by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Skills for Inclusive Conversations via LinkedIn Issued 9.20
  • Unconscious Bias via LinkedIn Issued 9.20
  • Gender and Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Issued Jan 2019

Focus Areas

  • Gender non binary and transgender training, speaking, panels
  • Gender Inclusive/Neutral Language training, speaking, panels
  • LinkedIn expert

Most Requested Presentations

  • Gender Nonbinary 101
  • Why Words Matter: Fostering an Inclusive Environment with Gender Neutral Language
  • The Gender Revolution: Explore the Rapidly Evolving Complexities of Gender Identity
  • “Don’t Call me Ma’am”

Awards & Recognition