Marisa Afzali

Diversity and Inclusion Talent Consultant

Progressive Insurance

Sumreen Ahmad

Associate Director, Global Change Management Lead


Shilpa Alimchandani

Founder and Principal

Mookti Consulting

Dr. Obi Amachi

Senior Associate, Leadership and Organizational Consultant


Dr. Kami Anderson

CEO and Director

Bilingual Brown Babies

Dr. JuanCarlos Arauz

Founding Executive Director

E3: Education, Excellence & Equity

Renee Arrington-Johnson

Sr. Industrial Engineer, former Chair of Disability ERG

General Motors (recently retired)

Lynnea Atlas-Ingebretson

Principal Consultant

Imagine Deliver

Dr. Gilda Barabino

Dean, The Grove School of Engineering

The City College of New York

Stefani Tygar Barnes

Senior Vice President, Head of Personal Insurance

Wells Fargo Insurance

Subha V. Barry


Working Mother Media

Dr. Jacqueline Battalora

Professor of Sociology

Saint Xavier University, Chicago

Shayne Bauer-Ellsworth

Solutions Architect

Cook Ross, Inc.

Melinda Baumann

User Experience Librarian

University of Virginia Library

Emily Baxter

Executive Director

We Are All Criminals

Daniel Bergin

Senior Producer and Partnership Manager

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Cathy Bergland

Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

ImpactLives, Inc.

Colleen Bittner

Communications Consultant and LGBT+ ERG Board Member

Progressive Insurance

Dr. Joel Brown


Global Inclusion Partners LLC

Master Burnett

Co-founder and Director of Strategy


Aaron Cannon

Lead Accessibility Engineer and Co-Founder


Katie Carpenter

Project Lead: Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Regina Carter

Teaching & Learning Librarian

University of Virginia Library

Cris Carvalho


InterElo Consultoria

Mary Casey


BrainSkills@Work, LLC

Michelle Chaffee

Founder and President


Jake Chaya

Founder, Curriculum Designer, Trainer, Consultant, Entrepreneur


Missy Chicre

Senior Vice President, Business Development and Product Innovation

Menttium Corporation

Tea Rozman Clark

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Green Card Voices

Grant Clarke

Vice President, Director of Diversity and Inclusion

JLL Americas

Dr. George Clayton

Medical Science Liaison Director for Immunology


Haven Cockerham

President and CEO

Cockerham & Associates

Dr. Rosa Colon-Kolacko

President and Founder

Global Learning and Diversity Partners

Lois Cooper

Practice Leader, Human Capital Solutions

LMH Strategies, Inc.

Gloria Cotton

Senior Partner

inQUEST Consulting, LLC

Lynn M. Cowart

VP, Global Delivery

Career Systems International

Lisa Craig

Admin/Operations Manager

Hyun & Associates

Tina Chapman DaCosta

Artistic Director, Diversity Theatre, Office of D&I

Rochester Institute of Technology

Deb Dagit

Founder and President

Deb Dagit Diversity, LLC

René O. Deida

Director, Corporate and Community Engagement

Prudential Financial

Dr. Basma Ibrahim DeVries

Professor; Consultant

Concordia University; Ibrahim DeVries Consulting

Tammy Dickinson

Career Pathways Manager

City of Minneapolis

Randal Dietrich

Outreach Coordinator: Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Fran Dillard

Director Diversity & Inclusion

Texas Instruments

John Doe

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Kevin Dragseth


Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Ayanna Farrell

Principal Human Resources Representative, and Adjunct Faculty

Hennepin County, and University of St. Thomas

Ann Feaman

Director of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

DEED Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Dr. Bernardo Ferdman

Principal and Founder

Ferdman Consulting

Mark Fowler


Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Cathy Gallagher-Louisy

Senior Director, Consulting

Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)

Sheree Galpert

Learning and Creativity Director

IBIS Consulting Group, Inc.

Dr. Paolo Gaudiano


Aleria Research Corp (ARC)

joe gerstandt

Speaker, Author, Advisor

joe gerstandt

Tracey Gibson

Statewide Director of Recruitment, Retention and Affirmative Action

State of Minnesota Management and Budget

Susan Gilbert

Senior Project Manager

Coca-Cola Refreshments

Drew Gneiser

Training Manager

The Social Lights

Dr. Neal Goodman

President and CEO

Global Dynamics Inc. (GDI)

Dr. Brian Grim


Religious Freedom & Business Foundation

Emily Hagen

Director of Operations

The Social Lights

Kristen Hedstrom

Director, Health Economics, Neuromodulation

Boston Scientific

Anna Hicok

Office Manager

The Social Lights

Torres Hodges

Director of Community Engagement

The Diversity Council

Jill Houghton

President and CEO


Nausheena Hussain

Co-founder and Executive Director

Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE)

Jaylani Hussein

Executive Director


Jane Hyun

Principal | Author

Hyun & Associates Leadership Strategy

James C. Burroughs II

Senior Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer

Children’s Minnesota

Shoreé Ingram

Diversity and Outreach Specialist

Hennepin County District Courts (MN)

Hans Jablonski

Senior Consultant and Managing Director

jbd Business Diversity Consulting

Raymone Jackson

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Northwestern Mutual

Ruchi Jalla

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

BAE Systems

Lee S. Johnsen

Founder and Principal

Partners in Development

Jon DeVries, Jr.

Consultant and Trainer

DeVries Consulting

Kate Downing Khaled

Founder and CEO

Imagine Deliver

Dawn Kirchner

Diversity Recruitment Specialist

Mayo Clinic

David Ko

Senior Vice President

RFI Asia

Claudia Koerbler

Knowledge Management Specialist

World Bank Group

Chris Kondo

Veteran/Military Recruitment, Individuals with Disabilities and Global Programs Lead

3M Company

Nick Kor

Civic Engagement Director

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Steven Kuntz

Rehabilitation Specialist

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Ann Wai-Yee Kwong

Transition Program Specialist

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Michele Landis

Co-Founder, CRO


Ivy Latimer

Senior Director, Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Strategic Diversity Management

CVS Health

Dr. Cynthia H. Love


Out for Undergraduates (O4U)

Tom Lynch

Director of Access Services

North Hennepin Community College

Ann Macheledt

Board Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors

Disability:IN Minnesota

Amir Malik

Civil Rights Director


Pamela McClanahan

Director of Partnerships

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Gloria D. McDonald

Workplace Diversity Consultant

American Conference on Diversity

Sheri McGrath

Vice President, Employee Inclusion Director

U.S. Bank

Marilyn McLaughlin

Founder and Director

All Bodies Move!

Dr. Sharon Melnick


Horizon Point, Inc.

Phylissa Mitchell

Director of Inclusion, Equity & Diversity

University of Virginia Library

Angie Molina

Manager, Diversity and Inclusion


Shireen Naqvi

Senior Associate

Carnelian Private Limited

Ravi Norman


THOR Companies

Katrina North

Director | Asia Pacific Diversity and Inclusion Leader | Talent

EY Australia

Julie O’Mara

President and Board Chair

The Centre for Global Inclusion

Rosemond Sarpong Owens

Director–Health Equity Integration

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Tonya Palmer

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director

Hennepin County

Tommi Paris

Manager, Diversity & Inclusion

Southern Company Gas

Sarah Pashe

Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion


Dr. Ramón A. Pastrano

CEO and President

ImpactLives, Inc.

Shilpa Pherwani

Principal and CEO

IBIS Consulting Group, Inc.

Farrah Qureshi


Global Diversity Practice

Shona Ramchandani


Language & Culture Worldwide (LCW)

Margaret Regan

President and CEO

The FutureWork Institute, Inc.

Stacy Richards

Vice President, Business Development

Menttium Corporation

Paul Riedner


Shadow Culture

Sherard Robbins

Assistant Dean of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

University of Arizona

Paul Robinson

Senior Program Consultant

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Shunda Robinson

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion

GM Financial

Kelly Rome

Vice President of Product Development

Prudential Retirement

Michael Rossman

Chief Human Resources Officer

Hennepin County, Minnesota

Gretchen Rosswurm

Vice President, Global Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility


Dee Vazquez Sabol

Executive Director

The Diversity Council

Laura Schauben

Research Scientist

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Marlene Schoenberg

President, Accent Expert

Accent Wisdom

Fernando Serpa

Executive Director

Association of ERGs & Councils

Gretchen Snediker

HR Consultant and Chair of the LGBT+ ERG

Progressive Insurance

Richard S. Spada

Sr. Global Manager, Diversity and Inclusion


Rebekah Steele


Rebekah Steele | Diversity Breakthroughs

Linda Stokes

President and CEO

PRISM International, Inc.

Charlotte Sweeney

Managing Director

Charlotte Sweeney Associates, Ltd., U.K.

Lucian Tarnowski

Founder and CEO


JonRobert Tartaglione


Influence 51

Sara Taylor

President and Founder

deepSEE Consulting

Adriana Temali-Smith

Diversity & Inclusion Administrator

Dakota County

Ariel Tilson


Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Rosemary Ugboajah

Founder and President

Neka Creative

Carol Watson

Senior Director, Global Member Engagement

Diversity Best Practices

Kate Westlund

Associate Digital Editor: Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Dr. Joy Wiggins

Founder, CEO, Director

Joy Wiggins, PhD: Equity and Inclusion Consulting

Dr. Cheryl E. Williams

Professor, Vice President–International and Cultural Relations

Concordia University Irvine

Elizabeth Williams-Riley

President and CEO

American Conference on Diversity

Tom Wlodkowski

VP Accessibility and Multicultural–Technology and Product


Reggie Woo

Senior Vice President and Audit Director

U.S. Bancorp

May Xiong

Vice President of Employment Readiness

Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL)

Milgo Yonis

Chief Product Officer

TMI Consulting Inc. / Loom Technologies Inc.

Nadia Younes

EMEA Director and Chief Diversity Officer

Rupert Organizational Design

Jennifer Zephirin

Director of Diversity & Inclusion Solutions

Language & Culture Worldwide (LCW)

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