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The Practice of Organizational Change

Social Innovation Group of Chicago, NFP  (formerly wetWare, Inc.) is the 21st Century vehicle to convey the work of Dr. Marcus Robinson. This company offers client-driven custom-designed consultation and education to fully transfer competency and capability into your work systems and enables you to create inclusive cultures that drive sustainable high performance. Services include:

  • Subject Matter Expertise support for conferences, workshops, and strategic engagement

  • Consultation and coaching of senior leaders of organizations and entrepreneurs on the issues of leadership, organizational culture, and performance

  • Consultation and coaching of organizational diversity leaders and Affirmative Action Officers on the depth and breadth of issues relating to organizational culture, leveraging diversity and inclusion to increase organization and human performance

  • Centers for Creative Living focused on community transformation and the ecology of being human

  • Caring Institute: think tank focused on fostering conversations on the meaning of America and the way forward to address the large scale system change we need to solve our most prescient social issues.


Master Class on Equity, Inclusion, and Social Change: Understanding the topology of systemic racism and oppression

Based on decades of experience at the cutting-edge of change in delivering training programs on managing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the community-at-large.  This Master Class will delve into the issues of racism, gender, identity oppression, and classism, and the actions we can take to have a real impact at work, at home, and in the broader community.  In this virtual workshop, Dr. Marcus reveals his proprietary work that “unconceals” the anatomy of systemic oppression.  Participants will:


  1. Learn the five ways that oppression acts in culture, society, and in the workplace,

  2. Gain insight into the continuum of responses to oppression and how we can transform the way we live and work together, and

  3. Discover one’s self as a natural agent and instrument of change in anti-oppression movements.

Virtual workshop on February 25th, 2021

12 Noon to 5:00 PM CST

Tuition $149 USD


Coming Soon: Master Class with Dr. Marcus Robinson

Master Class on Transformative Leadership: Answering the call

Based on Social Innovation Group’s proprietary model for inspiring breakthrough performance by getting results through people versus despite them.  In this workshop participants will learn 1) inspiring others, 2) self-awareness at work, 3) driving real results with people and systems.

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VeLois Bowers

Retired Fortune 500 C-Suite Executive

"Marcus has been an incredible partner, mentor, and one of the best consultants I've ever worked with over the many years of doing the work of diversity and inclusion. Marcus provides a wealth of knowledge and creative thinking, and each time I work with Marcus, I learn something new. I would highly recommend Marcus as an expert in the field of diversity and inclusion, but also as an individual who knows how to bring diverse communities together to fulfill a common mission or goal.”

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Specialties: "Capacity building for the human side of enterprise."

  • Comprehensive leader selection and development technology

  • Diversity and inclusion practice covers all aspects of organizational development and corporate culture

  • Human potential and transformation program design and delivery

  • Strategic process planning, program implementation, monitoring and evaluation

  • Master Trainer in Neurolinguistic Programming, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Personal Transformation

  • Subject matter expert support

Transformative Leader Development Programs

Developing a culture change initiative to improve the quality of leadership and individual performance is a requirement from companies and nonprofit agencies in 21st Century America.  Now more than ever, leaders are required to bring a whole new level of professional efficacy to deliver balanced scorecard business results in a way that is both equitable and inclusive.

  • Keynote speeches, panel discussions, conference workshops

  • Custom designed workshop programming for organizations of every size

  • Culture Change initiatives for corporations, institutions, and organizations

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

Given the climate of American society in 2020 with the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, the resurgence of large scale direct-action protests for social just, and the changing demographics of the US and its trading partners, forward-thinking organizations are now activating enterprise-wide commitment to the development of workplace culture that leverages diversity and promotes inclusion, its senior leaders (Director level and above) need to prepare the way for others throughout company to fully embrace this strategy.   Our proprietary consultancy and training can help you:

  • Expand the breadth, depth, and scope of the reader's understanding of the relevant issues relating to corporate culture and performance, differential experiences of various demographic groups in the organizational setting, as well as the fundamental of diversity management and inclusion in the modern workforce.

  • Develop a deeper appreciation of the relevant issues and further enhance the leader's emotional and partnering intelligence generating higher levels of performance.

  • Gain a substantive capability and skill at diversity management and sustaining an inclusive environment in the workplace

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Joan Buccigrossi

Head of Global Diversity, Abbvie

"I worked with Marcus on numerous projects, in his capacity of President at wetWare, Inc. (now Social Innovation Group) Marcus is a brilliant strategist, especially as it relates to large system culture change. His particular strengths are in the partnering and coaching relationships he develops with senior leaders. He is a trusted partner when helping senior leaders and teams discover the root causes of issues in their organizations, helping them to create a strategy and implementation plan for improving the culture, particularly for cross-cultural groups."

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