Gabrielle Claiborne and Linda Herzer are co-founders of Transformation Journeys Worldwide, a transgender focused diversity training and consulting firm. They help corporations, non-profits, healthcare providers, and religious and educational institutions interact respectfully with, and fully incorporate trans individuals into their organizations.
Gabrielle has been an out and active transwoman since 2010. She has served for 3 years on the Executive Board of Atlanta Pride, and was honored as Atlanta’s Best Trans Activist 2015. In 2017, the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce nominated Gabrielle as Business Woman of the Year, and Transformation Journeys Worldwide as Small Business of the Year. Recently, Gabrielle received the 2018 Small Business Administration’s LGBT Small Business Champion Award in recognition of her efforts in advancing LGBT business ownership in Georgia.
Linda is an active LGBTQ advocate, a former public school librarian, an ordained minister, and the author of The Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance. She volunteers as co-facilitator of a community support group for transgender youth and adults, and their parents and spouses. Linda holds degrees from Tufts University, Asbury Theological Seminary and Georgia State University.