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Katie Gore, MA, CCC-SLP is the founder and president of speech IRL, a speech therapy and communication consulting practice. Katie's primary areas of clinical specialty include stuttering and fluency disorders, executive function, and social communication. Her other areas of interest include business and ethics issues in SLP practice. As head of speech IRL's consulting division, Katie provides communication and DEI training and facilitation to organizations and businesses in the USA and internationally. Katie is the Chair of the ISHA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force and currently serves as Fluency Track Chair. She is a former member of the Board of Directors for the National Stuttering Association, and is the co-founder and Community Outreach Chair for Shared Voices, a Chicago-based community nonprofit dedicated to serving people who stutter. Katie also serves on the CSHA Convos Committee for the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is an adjunct faculty member at Rush University, where she teaches graduate coursework in stuttering and fluency disorders.