Brittany J. Harris
VP, Innovation & LearningCompany: The Winters Group, Inc.
Role: Guest Speaker
Session: The Power of Standing For
Brittany J. Harris is Vice President of Innovation & Learning at The Winters Group, Inc. A self-described journalist turned diversity and inclusion professional, Brittany is passionate about driving real social and organizational change, developing strategies and programs that create inclusive cultures and add business value, and ultimately, making life better for someone else. In her role as VP 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 & 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. Before joining Bright House, Brittany worked in training and consulting roles at Berkshire Associates, specializing in helping federal contractors across the country meet their unique afrmative action and equal employment opportunity compliance needs. Prior to that, Brittany held HR and diversity support roles at Altegrity and Comcast Cable. Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University in Washington, DC, and her Masters in HR Management, with a concentration on Diversity and Inclusion Management, from Georgetown University. Brittany’s 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. Brittany is a certied administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®).