Brittany J. Harris
VP, Innovation & LearningCompany: The Winters Group, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter Session: #StayWoke…Live Inclusively: Cultivating Critical Consciousness at the Intersection of Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (SEM-K)
Brittany J. Harris is a self-described journalist turned diversity and inclusion professional, passionate about driving real social and organizational change, and ultimately, making life better for someone else. In her role as vice president of innovation and learning at The Winters Group, Brittany is responsible for chartering The Winters Group’s community investment strategy, managing the organization’s external brand and industry presence, and demonstrating thought leadership in D&I through the development and delivery of innovative D&I learning experiences.
Prior to joining The Winters Group, Brittany was the diversity and inclusion manager at Bright House Networks, a cable systems operator in Central Florida, where she was responsible for partnering with business leaders to develop and implement the organization’s inaugural diversity and inclusion strategy. Prior to that, she held HR, affirmative action consulting, and diversity support roles at Berkshire Associates, Altegrity, and Comcast Cable.
Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism from Howard University and her Master of Professional Studies in human resources management, with a concentration on diversity and inclusion management, from Georgetown University. Her capstone thesis entitled, “Revisiting the Double Bind,” explored the unique experiences of women of color pursuing STEM careers at the intersection of their race and gender identities.