Dr. Talia Carroll

Strata Certified Coach and Trainer


Talia K. Carroll (she/her) values integrity, equity, transformation, learning, accountability, and positive change. As a coach, consultant, and trainer, she positions personal lived experiences, capacity building, and strategic inquiry to foreground connections.

Through living abroad in Portugal, Singapore, and Spain, and traveling extensively to Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Nepal, Malaysia, and Australia to name a few, with her military family, Talia has leveraged her global experiences to build a foundation for her professional work and personal practice related to the rich diversity of experience across cultures.

She has dedicated her career to championing diverse communities across multiple sectors that amplify and sustain equitable ends for all by prioritizing organizational climate and sense of belonging. She believes deeply in helping her clients broaden perspective and scale impact.

Dr. Carroll engages in her work from an affirming stance that welcomes and promotes the broad range of human experience, acknowledges the variety of environments in which we operate, and how the intersection of our identities can illuminate the varying ways we get to navigate our immediate surroundings and context-driven interactions.

As the founder and owner of Kinetic Connections Consulting, LLC, and a Strata Certified Coach & Trainer, Dr. Carroll thrives in her capacity to invigorate and encourage the personal and professional growth of individuals and organizations through transformative coaching and consulting.

Talia currently serves as the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Oklahoma City University, adjunct professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Program at the University of Northern Colorado, and owner of Kinetic Connections Consulting, LLC.

Dr. Carroll earned a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University, and M.Ed. and B.A. from the University of Oklahoma.

She also enjoys eating great food, outdoor walks, spinning, traveling, and spending time with friends and loved ones.

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Many organizations don’t have the tools and resources to grow their people. This is stressful and frustrating when you know investing in your teams is beneficial. Regardless of the size of your company, you deserve to be able to offer the highest quality leadership development available. 

At Strata Leadership, we care about your success as much as you do and want to partner with you to build up the leaders within your organization.


First, let’s talk. We want to learn more about you, your company, and your vision for the future.

Next, we’ll create a plan specifically designed for the needs of your team.

Finally, you can enjoy a thriving workplace that comes from effective leadership.