Director, D&I Strategic Initiatives; D&I Business Partner, MobilityCompany: Uber
Role: Session Presenter
2022 Conference Session:
Tales from Inside Corporate DEI in Tech: Wanting to Be an Activist, Needing to Be a Practitioner
Diane Krieman is a director of D&I Strategic Initiatives at Uber and is also a D&I Business partner for the Global Mobility Organization. Diane’s passion is to promote and create sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies to drive employee engagement and business results. She has nearly 30 years of talent management and organization development experience including 15-plus years focused on diversity and inclusion.
Prior to Uber, Diane worked at Allstate where she started as an Inclusive Diversity senior manager. In this role, she partnered to develop Allstate’s Inclusive Diversity strategy and priorities including developing a cross-cultural education curriculum and measurement approach. She also played an HR business partner role where she was accountable for consulting with her clients regarding their broader talent management and diversity strategies. She was AWIN’s president from 2015 to 2017 and the vice president for two years prior to that. She also participated as a mentee in the Allstate Power of 5 women’s leadership development program.
Prior to joining Allstate, she was a senior Talent and Emerging Workforce consultant in Aon Hewitt’s Talent and Rewards Consulting Practice where she partnered to start up their diversity and inclusion consulting practice.
Diane has been certified as an Intercultural Development Inventory Qualified Administrator as well as an Executive Coach by Marshall Goldsmith. She has presented internally and externally on unconscious bias, social justice and diversity and inclusion in the workplace, linking engagement to diversity and inclusion, understanding white privilege, and understanding generational differences.
Personally, Diane is an exercise fanatic and, pre-COVID, was a regular member of Orangetheory. While originally from the Philadelphia area, she currently resides in Wilmette, Ill. with her teenage son and daughter. She is actively engaged in her church where she volunteers to lead racial equity awareness conversations and mentors students going through the confirmation program.