WE Thrive Mentors

Shea Harty, a seasoned social entrepreneur and visionary leader, is the Managing Director of the Empowerment Foundation and WEnnovate. As a champion for social change, Shea's organizations strive to uplift and support overlooked and marginalized individuals in their quest for fulfilling careers. With a keen focus on fostering diversity and inclusion, Shea is an unwavering advocate for equitable opportunities in the workplace, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or nationality.

Boasting over two decades of experience in human resources, cross-cultural communication, engagement, and digital transformation, Shea is a sought-after consultant, business coach, and facilitator of DEI programs. Her expertise enables her to collaborate with international corporations, creating inclusive environments where everyone feels a profound sense of belonging.

Shea has made a tangible impact on countless workplaces through team-building exercises, leadership programs, and cross-cultural communication training. Recently, her efforts have expanded to include sustainable employability programs as companies grapple with the difficult decision to render many roles redundant.

As a dedicated mentor and coach, Shea supports entrepreneurs on their journey, empowering them to transition from employee to business owner and attract the opportunities they've always dreamed of.

Shea holds a Bachelor's degree in marketing and advertising and a Juris Doctorate in US Law. Originally hailing from New York, she now calls Amsterdam home, where she resides with her family.