Claudia Schabel Elected to Grand View Board of Trustees

November 21, 2023

Claudia Schabel has joined the Grand View University Board of Trustees. Claudia is the Founder, President and CEO of Schabel Solutions. She’s been on a 20-plus-year mission to raise awareness and consciousness about social justice. Born and raised in Brazil, Claudia lived and worked in Japan for five years prior to moving to the United States and earning a BA in International Relations from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Her approach as a sought-after diversity, equity and inclusion consultant combines over 20 years of DEI and human resources practitioner experience, largely with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, with her international, multicultural background. Her expertise and background positions her to offer impactful consulting, training and coaching services in the areas of DEI and cultural competency. 

Claudia was a commissioner on the City of Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission and now serves on the Iowa Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State Council as the Director of Diversity. She also serves on the Business Record’s Racial Equity Advisory Board as well as the boards of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Science Center of Iowa and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.