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Abi Adamson
I am passionate about championing diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace. As a subject matter expert, she delivers trainings/workshops on : allyship, privilege awareness, unconscious bias and going back to basics on anti-racism training. As a talent and people lead, I find outstanding diverse talent to enable a growing business to deliver their people strategy. This helps build an inclusive organisation where all employees have a sense of belonging which in turn will help retain exceptional diverse talent and improve business profitability.
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Adrian J. Hopkins
At The New York Times, Adrian Hopkins has been a change agent for the company’s H.R. transformation from transaction center to a strategic partner. After leading strategy initiatives at Fortune 500 and startup companies in entertainment and advertising, he pivoted to talent development led by a belief that highly engaged employees help mission-driven organizations reach their goals. Since 2017, he has created The Times’s first global employee mentorship program, expanded professional coaching resources for employees and advised senior executives on diversity and inclusion.
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Angel Cruzado
Proven track record of leading and managing change to transform culture and financial results. Business experience in HR in startup, hyper-growth, turnaround, decline, etc. Multiple turnaround and integration experiences. LinkedIn recommendations provide perspective.
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Angelique Hamilton
Angelique is the Founder of HR Chique Consultancy Group; where she partners with entrepreneurs, individuals, startups and businesses to discover their “strengths” and fortify their brands to develop diverse, dynamic and sustainable cultures. Angelique is an HR Practitioner, Diversity Consultant, Professional Development Coach that is passionate about creating engaging and progressive cultures. Angie's focus is People Operations, Performance Management, Diversity & Inclusion, Compliance, Training, Professional Development, Talent Management, HR Analytics.
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Ashley Perryman
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Christine Odunlami
Christine is an emerging HR professional with a passion for benefits administration/organizational development and fostering the next generation of leaders in the HR field.
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Dethra Giles
Dethra U. Giles is an international consultant, best-selling author and highly sought-after keynote speaker. She is also the founder of ExecuPrep – a global brand that provides coaching, leadership development and performance improvement in the workplace. She has worked with multiple industries with hundreds of clients and thousands of leaders worldwide.
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Dr. Nika White
Dr. Nika White is a national authority and fearless advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion. As an award-winning management and leadership consultant, keynote speaker, published author, and executive practitioner for DEI efforts across business, government, non-profit and education, Dr. White helps organizations break barriers and integrate diversity into their business frameworks. Her work has led to designation by Forbes as a Top10 D&I Trailblazer.
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Evelyn Carter
Dr. Evelyn Carter is a social psychologist who is passionate about using research to inform how we detect, discuss, and confront bias, with the ultimate goal of building more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities: she translates academic research into understandable, actionable diversity and inclusion programs for clients in a variety of industries. Evelyn's work and insights have been published in academic journals and popular press outlets such as ESPN’s The Undefeated, The Atlantic, and Huffington Post, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation.
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Garry Olive
Garry is a recruiter with 10 years experience recruiting healthcare professionals. In addition to his talent acquisition work, Garry is a Author and blogger on Diversity Equity & Inclusion matters.
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Jabu Dayton
CHIEF OFFICER OF PEOPLE AND INCLUSION: HR Leader, Culture Designer, Growth Strategist. "Formerly the founding HR leader at Airbnb, TaskRabbit, Shyp, and Abstract. I continue to advise and consult with start-up's who support their people to be heard, developed and well taken care of. "
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Jackye Clayton
Jackye Clayton is recognized as a people expert who puts the Human in Human Resources. An international trainer, she has traveled worldwide sharing her unique gifts in sourcing, recruiting and coaching.
Jackye offers dynamic presentations on topics related to leadership development, inclusionary culture development, team building and more. Her in-depth experience in working with top Fortune and Inc 500 clients and their employees has allowed her to create customized programs to coach, train and recruit top talent and inspire others to greatness.
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James Kinney
James Nicholas Kinney is a bi-coastal chief human resources executive, author, and speaker. Kinney has over 15 years of experience as an in-house practitioner and external consultant.
Kinney has been featured on CNN, NBC Smart Money, Entrepreneur and NASDAQ Disruptors. Kinney is an expert in diversity, equity, inclusion and culture.
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Joey Price
Joey Price, MS HRMD is the founder of Jumpstart:HR, LLC and host of Business, Life, and Coffee, a weekly entrepreneur mentorship podcast. Joey focuses on creating effective HR systems for small businesses and startups across the country and serves on the Advisory Committee of the Forbes School of Business and Technology's Human Resources Degree Program. Connect with Joey on Instagram and Twitter at @joeyvpriceHR.
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Jovian Zayne
Jovian Zayne is an international speaker and certified leadership and professional development coach with years of experience in change management, global diversity and leadership development. She is the CEO and Founder of The OnPurpose Movement®, a firm committed to developing values-driven leaders through targeted coaching, public speaking and facilitated experiences. Her firm’s client list includes Google, The New York Times, Goldman Sachs, Columbia University, Harvard University, The Aspen Institute, Janelle Monáe's Wondaland Records, and Teach For America to name a few.
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Katrina Jones
Katrina Jones is a D&I Leader with Amazon Devices, and works with stakeholders across the business to develop solutions that improve organizational health, boost employee engagement, and foster a more equitable and inclusive workplace. Katrina has specialized expertise in this space -- she's served as a D&I lead at large, complex global companies and startups, and has created diversity and inclusion strategies that disrupt bias across the talent life-cycle. Katrina's D&I expertise is sharpened by her previous experience working in HR.
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Keirsten A. Greggs
Organizations consult with me when they VALUE diversity and innovation! My recruitment strategies attract diverse talent you can TRUST and are committed to INCREASING your bottom line NOT just improving it.
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Keisha A Rivers
Keisha A Rivers survived a harrowing Hurricane Katrina experience to become a successful speaker, change agent and learning leader. She facilitates successful outcomes by equipping people to manage change. Her work centers on three main areas: Engagement, Learning and Leadership. Keisha has over 15 years of experience in the strategic consulting, organizational development, talent optimization, employee engagement and leadership development space. She works with clients in the consumer goods & services, retail, hospitality, government and education industries.
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Kristy Anamoutou
Chief People Officer in a startup dedicated to collective intelligence
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Leniece Flowers Brissett
Leniece Flowers Brissett is the Founder and CEO of Compass Talent Group, an HR consultancy that builds diverse and inclusive workplaces. Her firm has partnered with social impact organizations with annual revenues ranging from $2M to $25B resulting in 90% of hires identifying as underrepresented (Black or Latinx, LGBTQ+ and/or women). She's a contributing writer for Vox and Quartz known for not tip-toeing around issues of race at work. She has been featured in Psychology Today, AMEX and Prism and serves on the board of Breakthrough Silicon Valley.
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Madison Butler
Madison Butler is the current VP of People + Culture at Sourced Craft Cocktails. She is passionate about creating equitable spaces and the ability to be human at work.
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Michael Rain
Michael Rain leverages storytelling and technology to expand the world’s perception of diverse communities. He is the founder of ENODI, which highlights people with immigrant backgrounds who identify as Black. He is a trusted consultant and speaker to Fortune 100 firms for thought leadership, reputation and diversity & inclusion initiatives.
His written and visual work have been featured by NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and Upscale Magazine. He is a Stanford University Knight Fellow and TED Resident & Speaker with a talk that has over 1,000,000 views and is translated in 26 languages.
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Morgan Williams
I specialize in transforming businesses through their people by putting the human back in human resources. I am a well versed HR professional with years of experience within different industries and companies such as startups, fortune companies, as well as the public sector. I specialize in Conflict Resolution, Coaching, Employee Relations, People Operations, Business Operations, Talent Acquisition & Career Development.
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Nadia McKinney
Nearly 20 years in Talent Acquisition supporting global finance and tech industry....
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Nicole L. Turner
Nicole L. Turner holds graduate degrees in Education and Business, has a graduate certificate in Diversity Studies, and is a certified Human Capital Strategist, Strategic HR Business Partner, and a Prosci-certified Change Manager, and a Co-Active Executive Coach. Nicole is also a Diversity Value Index Judge. As a judge, Nicole uses defined metrics and benchmarks to assess how organizations are implementing Diversity and Inclusion programs and leveraging those programs to create business impact.
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Niles Brandon
Niles Brandon is senior human resources leader with 9+ years of progressive generalist experience across a variety of HR-domains including; business partnership/strategy, recruiting, talent management, and L&D. He currently leads a team of business partners in support of Fanatics’ Direct to Consumer segment including; merchandising, strategic retail, business affairs and business development.
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Oluwatimilehin Shonibare
Timi is a Talent Management professional with extensive experience in People Analytics, Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Recruitment & Selection, Interview coaching, Resume writing, Performance management and other core areas of Human Resources. I write on talent management and leadership related articles. I also speak to graduates and undergraduates on skills they need to thrive in the job market.
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Sandra Fite
I've been in Human Resources almost 20 years. I began in 401(k) Administration, then as an HR Rep/Generalist and now 9 years as an HR Manager. HR Director is a more comparable title. I do not have a team. We are less than 100 employees. I manage every part of HR from payroll, benefits, recruiting, employee relations, management coaching, training, safety, policy and procedure. I take pride in maintaining an open door policy, catering to the employees needs while looking out for the company's interest. I have built trust in HR you normally don't see by being an employee.
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Sarah Morgan
Sarah Morgan has been a practicing HR Executive for 20 years. She is currently the Chief Excellence Officer of BuzzARooney LLC, where she provides consulting and coaching surrounding inclusive & equitable organizational culture, and practical, people-centric leadership. Sarah still also serves as an active HR practitioner as the Group Director of Human Resources for a national retail service organization headquartered Raleigh NC.
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Stacy Larkin
People leader with over 12 years in the HR field and a Masters in Organizational Psychology & Change Leadership. Currently the Head of People & Employee Success at a tech startup in NYC. Passionate about building inclusive, high performing teams.
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T. Tara Turk-Haynes
I started in the recruiting space in 2006 and went on to oversee HR, Talent, and Office Administration in 2015. I am now in the talent acquisition, employee engagement, learning & development, and DEI spaces. I'm especially focused on the journey of the person from hiring throughout their experience at companies.
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Torin Perez
TED Resident, 2019 Culture Amp D&I Influencer You Should Know. I co-led the launch and growth of the first Black ERG in Bloomberg LP's company history. I'm on a mission to inspire authenticity and inclusive leadership in the workplace and have inspired audiences at leading conferences including PBWC’s Annual Conference, Culture First, and INBOUND -- academic institutions including Harvard, Stanford, and Cornell Johnson -- and iconic corporate institutions including Cisco, Microsoft, and Liberty Mutual.
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Tracy Dunbar
As the Founder of HR ReDefined, Tracy designs a “new workplace” grounded in the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She believes human resources (HR) is a critical lever to achieve social justice and equity in our workplaces. As an HR team leader for over 10+ years, Tracy became known for developing talent management systems and workplace practices that centered the needs of team members, limited bias decision-making and fostered transparent communication.
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Tunde Makinde
10 years Talent Acquisition experience across multiple industries ranging from Tech startups to multinational corporates. With experience too in Finance and Sales he is able to bring an all round commercial view to the discussion
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Victorio M Milian
Him/He. I'm a NYC based HR Consultant, Photographer and Freelance Writer. I'm also an advocate for ethical leadership practices, as well as inclusive environments.
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Viva Asmelash
My professional purpose is to create strategies and environments where people feel truly seen and are inspired to be their best and most authentic selves.
I bring this to life through my work as a values-based, intuitive inclusion and branding leader with 10+ years of experience in career-focused marketing, DEI project management, language & materials development, internal/external communications, diversified applicant sourcing, consulting, and partnership management.
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Vivian Acquah
Vivian Acquah is a driven woman who likes to talk about the holistic way of sustainable employability, called workplace wellness. For her, this is the way to work on a healthy culture at work. Vivian advises managers and companies on how to keep their team members healthy, happy, and safe.
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