33rd Annual Conference

ON-DEMAND

 

2021 Presenters

Naseem Ahmed

Collaborator

INclusion ACTION

Samantha Artukovich

External Relations, Associate

The Learning Accelerator

Michele Aymold

Vice President

Parker Dewey

Dawn Baker

Director, Learning and Development Solutions

City of Minneapolis

Barbra Banks

Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

HealthPartners

Dr. Michael Baran

Senior Partner and Digital Solutions Lead

inQUEST Consulting

Stephanie Battaglino

Founder and Owner

Follow Your Heart, LLC

Laura Belfiore

International HR and Corporate Sustainability Consultant

Laura Belfiore

Rev. Dawn Bennett

Pastor

The Table

Lavada Berger

Partner

Transcend

Naimah Bhuruku

Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

NASA

Brandon Black

Founder

Drawnversation

Deanna Blackwell

Intercultural Competence, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

United States Peace Corps

Geraud Blanks

Director of Cultures and Communities

Milwaukee Film

Maureen Berkner Boyt

Founder

The Moxie Exchange

Phyllis Braxton

CEO and Founder

PINK Consulting, LLC

Jennifer Brown

President & CEO

Jennifer Brown Consulting

Dr. Tammie Causey-Konaté

Senior Technical Assistance Consultant

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

W. Y. Alice Chan

Executive Director and Co-Founder

The Centre for Civic Religious Literacy (CCRL)

Missy Chicre

Senior Vice President, Business Development and Product Innovation

Menttium Corporation

Amy Clark

Nurse Manager – Birth Center

Regions Hospital (HealthPartners)

Emily Clawson

Supervisory Intercultural Competence, Diversity & Inclusion Training Specialist

United States Peace Corps

Denise Collazo

Senior Advisor for External Affairs

Faith in Action

Scott Conlin

Experience Strategist

Slalom

Sacha Connor

CEO

Virtual Work Insider

Kathleen Curran

Global Executive Coach

Global Coaches Network (GCN)

Donte Curtis

Owner and Lead Consultant

Catch Your Dream Consulting

Camille Cyprian

Founder and Healer-in-Residence

Centered Spaces LLC

Bianca Dávila

Chief of Staff

The Learning Accelerator (TLA)

Seema Desai

Director, Office of Equity and Diversity

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)

Darius Dotch

Hip-Hop Artist

Jeanae DuBois

Executive Director of Growth Marketing

Shift3 Technologies

Alfranda “Al” Durr

CEO

ALD & Associates

Sidney Van Dyke

Director of Health Equity and Language Access

Regions Hospital (HealthPartners)

Lilian Eilers

Managing Director

The Blue Ocean Company

Latoria J. (Tori) Farmer

Executive Director, Inclusion and Diversity

KPMG LLP

Dr. Bernardo Ferdman

Founder and Principal

Ferdman Consulting

Adrianna Flax

Senior Director

Culture Shift Team (CST)

Brad Fortier

Principal

Fortier Creative Consulting

Mark Fowler

CEO

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Dr. Karen Francis

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Ted Freeman

Senior Consultant

The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.

Eddie Freeman

Executive Director in Human Resources & Chair of the Higher Education Research Consortium’s Governance Board

University of Texas at Arlington

Leslie Funk

Senior Workplace Program Associate

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Dr. Paolo Gaudiano

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist

Aleria PBC

Marisa Gelfusa

Workplace Training Specialist and Consultant

Independent Consultant

Nora Genster

Program Manager

Workplace Initiative by Understood

joe gerstandt

Speaker, Author, Advisor

joe gerstandt

Shavondalyn Givens

Senior D&I Program Analyst

NASA

Gearah Goldstein

Founder | Senior Consultant

The GenderCool Project | Jennifer Brown Consulting

Janet Gracia

Chief of Staff

Girl Scouts River Valleys

Robbie Green

Executive Coach

Talking Talent, Inc.

Dr. Brian Grim

President

Religious Freedom & Business Foundation

La’Wana Harris

Consulting Partner

The Ken Blanchard Companies

Brittany J. Harris

VP, Innovation & Learning

The Winters Group, Inc.

Tamara Winfrey Harris

Vice President of Community Leadership and Effective Philanthropy; Author

Central Indiana Community Foundation

Candice Hawkins

Sr. Manager, Global Learning and Development

Verizon Media Group

Kari Heistad

Founder and CEO

Culture Coach International (CCI); Diversity Dashboard

Timitra Hildebrand-Jones

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Trane Technologies

Kim Holub

Change Practitioner

Slalom

Teresa Hopke

CEO

Talking Talent, Inc.

Denise Hummel

Founder and CEO

Lead Inclusively, Inc., a division of RevWork, Inc.

Jane Hyun

Founder and President

Hyun & Associates

Mushim Ikeda

Independent DE&I Consultant

Independent DE&I Consultant

Shaylnne Jackson

Founder and Principal Consultant

Shalynne Jackson Consulting

Kenya Jacobs

Director, Diversity Recruiting and Workforce Development

Trane Technologies

Keesha Jean-Baptiste

Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer

Hearst Magazines

Rochelle Johnson

Director of Nursing – Regions Birth Center

Regions Hospital (HealthPartners)

Paul Johnson

Founder

Proactivism

Dr. Lisa Cropper Johnson

Diversity Program Management Specialist

NASA

Amber Joiner-Hill

Owner

Magnolia Detroit Consulting LLC (MDC)

Dr. Wehmah Jones

Senior Researcher

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Elisabeth Kelan

Professor of Leadership and Organization

Essex Business School

Margaret Anderson Kelliher

Commissioner

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Rev. Magora Kennedy

Unity Fellowship of Christ Church – New York City

Melissa Kiguwa

Human Rights Advocate and Writer

Activist and Writer

Katherine King

Founder/Interculturalist

Invisible Culture

Adria Kitchens

Private Consultant

Independent Consultant

Kanu Kogod

Chief Wizard

Bridges in Organizations, Inc.

Dr. Dan Krieger

D&I Program Manager and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Manager

NASA

Elizabeth N. Laine

Vice President of Learning and Client Services

Lead Inclusively, Inc.

Paul Lambert

Senior Business Fellow

Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (RFBF)

Nikki Lasley

Diversity Sr. Program Officer, Vice President

Bank of the West

Ryan Lathrum

Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Wunkerkind

Michael Lee

Vice President of Sales, North America

Talking Talent, Inc.

Liz Lieberman

Head, U.S. Human Resources for RBC Capital Markets

Royal Bank of Canada

Christie Lindor

CEO

Tessi Consulting

Nadia Linoo

Research Manager

Youthprise

Lisa Linsky

Partner

McDermott Will & Emery

Jamal Lopez

Senior Director of Institutional Equity

Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Robyn Madison-Harris

Senior Technical Assistance Consultant

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Lisa Magill

Co-Founder and CEO

Aleria PBC

Mythily Mahadevan

Founder and CEO

LEAN n’ Diversity LLC

Cecilia Majors

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Anu Mandapati

Vice President of Inclusion with Purpose, North America

Talking Talent, Inc.

Dr. Liziwe Masoga

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Massmart Holdings

Gwendolyn McCoy

Principal

Gwendolyn McCoy

Lori McDaniel

Founder

Rainbow Bridges

Natalie McGrady

Director, Supply Chain

Cargill

Chelsie Messenger

Experience Strategist

Slalom

McKenzie Messerly

Nurse Educator – Birth Center

Regions Hospital (HealthPartners)

Timothy Meyer

Vice President, Clinical Affairs

Respicardia

Kjirsten Mickesh

Co-Founder and CEO

ConnectHuman

Frederick A. Miller

CEO and Lead Strategist

The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.

Mecca Mitchell

Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Nene Molefi

Managing Director and CEO

Mandate Molefi HR Consultants CC

Heidi Moore

Director of Emerging Markets, Diversity and Inclusion

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

Leigh Morrison

Manager, Innovation & Learning

The Winters Group, Inc.

Mary Waceke Muia

Life, Business and Executive Coach, Unconscious Bias Expert and Trainer

wacekethecoach

Michelle Murphy

Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Management

Trane Technologies

Walter Naegle

Executive Director

The Bayard Rustin Fund

Jean-Marie Navetta

Director of Learning & Inclusion

PFLAG National

Farzana Nayani

Founder, Principal Consultant

Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training

Dr. J. Cody Nielsen

Founder and Executive Director

Convergence on Campus

Adetola Olatunji

Associate Partner

New Profit

Ashley Oolman

Founder and Inclusion Consultant

Allied Folk

Chevara Orrin

Principal Strategist

The Winters Group, Inc.

Neese Parker

Youth Engagement Manager

Youthprise

Dawn Peck

Employee Relations Manager and Corporate Partnerships Lead, Best Buy disABILITIES ERG

Best Buy

Nereida (Neddy) Perez

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion COE

McCormick & Company, Inc.

Pat E. Perkins

Executive Coach

Talking Talent, Inc.

Dominic Perri

President

Essential Conversations

Jeff Perry

Advertising Executive

Jazz Innovation

Rhodes Perry

Founder and CEO

Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC

Shirley Malcom, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor, and Director of SEA Change

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Stephen Pham

Director, Organizational Learning

The Learning Accelerator (TLA)

Delphine Pruitt

Vice President, Diverse Markets and Business Development Officer

Bank of the West

Pam Pujo

Diversity Advocate

Affirmity

Alma Ramos

Diversity and Outreach Coordinator

University of Colorado Boulder

Dr. Alan Richter

Founder and President

QED Consulting

Kelly Risser

President of Disability Resource Group and Communications Lead for Enterprise Education

U.S. Bank

Shannon Murphy Robinson

CEO and Co-Founder

BrainSkills@Work, LLC

Jayde Roche

Program Manager, Rural Immigration

Rural Development Network

Roselle Rogers

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Circa

Heidi Batz Rogers

Founding Collaborator

Inclusion Action Collective

Howard Ross

Co-Founder

Udarta Consulting

Riikka Salonen

System Director for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access

PeaceHealth

Patrick Sammon

President

Story Center Films, LLC

Suhayl Santana

Interim Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility

Amnesty International USA

Natalie J. Sayer

Senior Global Executive Coach

Global Coaches Network (GCN)

Amanda Shaffer

Founder and Principal

Shaffer Coaching, LLC

Bennett Singer

Producer/Director/Writer

Singer & Deschamps Productions, Inc.

Teresita Guevara Smith

Diversity Program Management Specialist

NASA

Lisa Strack

Diversity Strategist and Inclusive Talent Acquisition Leader

Lisa Strack Consulting

Alli Strong-Martin

Assistant, Business Development & Innovation

Lifeworks Services, Inc.

Thamara Subramanian

Manager, Learning and Innovation

The Winters Group, Inc.

Sara Taylor

President and Founder

deepSEE Consulting

Sandye Taylor

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Royal Bank of Canada

Tanya Cruz Teller

Strengths-Based Transformation Catalyst

Spaciousness Works

Tripti Thapa

Senior Director of Finance

Deans for Impact

Minjon Tholen

Chief Inclusion & Strategic Innovation Officer

Amnesty International USA

Joshua (Josh) Tripp

Legal Consultant and Member, Past Chair of Mayo Clinic’s disABILITY MERG ERG

Mayo Clinic

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

CEO

Disaster Avoidance Experts

Elena Valentine

CEO

Skill Scout

Silvana Valentone

Diversity and Inclusion Specialist

Independent Consultant

Austene Van

Artistic Director/Founder

New Dawn Theatre Company

Edgar Villanueva

Philanthropy Executive & Author

Schott Foundation for Public Education

Aimee Vue

Youth Philanthropy Manager

Youthprise

Dr. Kimberly Walker

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Arabella Advisors

Wendy Amengual Wark

Partner

Inclusion Strategy Solutions

Alfonso Wenker

Co-Founder and President

Team Dynamics LLC

Mary-Frances Winters

Founder and CEO

The Winters Group, Inc.

Michelle Witherspoon

Director, Chief of Operations, Culture and Talent / Head of Inclusion Acceleration Practice

Cisco

Kristen Wong

Consultant

Wong Leadership Consulting

Tiffany Yu

CEO and Founder

Diversability

Lily Zheng

DEI Consultant and Executive Coach

Independent Consultant

Mary-Margaret Zindren

EVP/Executive Director

American Institute of Architects – Minnesota

Jessica Zucal

Senior Principal

Global Coaches Network (GCN)

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