ABOUT US
The T10 Group is the brainchild of Stanford Ph.D.s and their respected business colleagues who are passionate about helping organizations become more diverse, inclusive, and innovative. Based on a foundation of social science and our deep understanding of substantive issues related to D&I,

we partner with clients to build diversity and inclusion strategies and implement coherent policies, programs and practices to improve their bottom line.
Simply put, we help companies do better to be better.

 

Meet the Team

Maya A. Beasley, Ph.D.

Founder and President

Dr. Maya A. Beasley is the Founder and President of the T10 Group and has been working on issues related to diversity an inclusion her entire career. Before founding the T10 Group, Maya served as a tenured associate professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut for ten years. Her first book, Opting Out: Why America Is Losing Out On Its Young Black Elite, was published by the University of Chicago Press. She is currently finishing her second book, The Social Portfolio: Building Up and On The Capital of Minority and Female Professionals. She maintains a strong footing in the academic world as a research professor and the Director of Diversity 360 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

In addition to her consulting and research, Maya serves on the strategic board for Untapped, an impact-focused initiative that provides financial capital and strategic guidance to a network of entrepreneurs of color, and is a member of the international advisory board for GlobalMindED. Interviews with and opinion pieces by Maya regularly appear in major media outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today,Huffington Live, The Wall Street Journal, and NBC. She earned her A.B. from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.

Kyra R. Greene, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President of Community and Consumer Affairs

Dr. Maya A. Beasley is the Founder and President of the T10 Group and has been working on issues related to diversity an inclusion her entire career. Before founding the T10 Group, Maya served as a tenured associate professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut for ten years. Her first book, Opting Out: Why America Is Losing Out On Its Young Black Elite, was published by the University of Chicago Press. She is currently finishing her second book, The Social Portfolio: Building Up and On The Capital of Minority and Female Professionals. She maintains a strong footing in the academic world as a research professor and the Director of Diversity 360 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

In addition to her consulting and research, Maya serves on the strategic board for Untapped, an impact-focused initiative that provides financial capital and strategic guidance to a network of entrepreneurs of color, and is a member of the international advisory board for GlobalMindED. Interviews with and opinion pieces by Maya regularly appear in major media outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today,Huffington Live, The Wall Street Journal, and NBC. She earned her A.B. from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.

Julius Pryor III

Senior Vice President of Strategy

Julius Pryor helps companies leverage diversity to accelerate innovation and drive business results.

He has held executive roles at Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Russell Athletic, Abbott Labs and Takeda Pharmaceuticals. He was Vice President of Global Diversity at both J&J and at Coke. Most recently, Julius served as Head of Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion at biotech leader Genentech. Julius combines a unique vision for the future of D&I, a strong grounding in sales and management, and keen insights into what works across different industries and sectors.

Julius learned a great deal about the significance of delivering results and clarity of mission during his service in the U.S. Navy. “The Navy is a requirement driven culture – Navy Officers learn on day one, that you can delegate authority, but not responsibility”. He is a U.S. Navy Captain, Surface Warfare Officer and instructor for the Navy Officer Leadership Development Program. He’s held numerous Navy leadership roles including, Unit Commanding Officer and Fleet Staff Officer. He had the honor of serving on the re-commissioning crew of the historic USS Missouri (BB-63).

Julius is a graduate of Morehouse College and author of Thriving in a Disruptive World: 6 Critical Concepts for Navigating the 21st Century. He sits on the board of the Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership and is Board Vice Chair for The Center for Healthcare Innovation.

Janet Makepeace

Senior Vice President of Team + Leadership Development

Janet is a coaching expert with a passion for helping diverse teams and individuals who want to challenge their thinking and actions to gain better results. She has coached leaders, budding talent and teams in a variety of sectors including healthcare, technology, higher education, foundations, management consulting, and angel funding.

Prior to her career as a coach, Janet served in strategic commercial and operational leadership roles in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Her functional experience spans Sales, Training, Marketing, and General Management. Janet understands the corporate environment having worked in several multinational companies, including ManorCare, Sanofi-Aventis, Roche, and AstraZeneca. Over her career, Janet has led companies of 100+ employees inclusive of cross-functional leadership teams. Her broad business experience building and leading diverse, high performing organizations provide a robust platform for coaching individuals and teams.

Janet currently serves as the President of Montgomery Corridor Chapter for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, is a member of Pipeline Angels, and formerly served as Board Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen. Janet earned a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. She holds a BS in Interpersonal Communication from Ohio University and MS in Social Work from The University of Cincinnati and is an International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach.