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Mary-Frances Winters

President and CEO

Company: The Winters Group, Inc.
Role: Moderator  /  Session Presenter

Webinar: MassMutual’s D&I Journey: A Holistic Approach to Change
Post: It’s Happening! Join Mary-Frances Winters at our 2021 Annual Conference.
2022 Conference Session: Decolonizing Philanthropy (NP-1A)

Mary-Frances Winters (she/her/hers) is the bestselling author of “Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit” and “We Can’t Talk About That at Work! How to Talk About Race, Religion, Politics, and Other Polarizing Topics.” She is the founder and CEO of The Winters Group, Inc., a global diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice consulting firm. She came of age during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and is a passionate advocate for justice and equity.

Named a Top 10 Diversity and Inclusion Trailblazer by Forbes, Mary-Frances believes in opening doors and amplifying marginalized voices and their allies. She has received many awards and honors including the ATHENA Award, Diversity Pioneer from Profiles in Diversity Journal, and The Winds of Change recognition from The Forum on Workplace Inclusion.

As CEO of The Winters Group, Inc., for the past 39 years, Mary-Frances harnesses her extensive experience in strategic planning, change management, diversity, organization development, training and facilitation, systems thinking, and qualitative and quantitative research methods to work with senior leadership teams to drive meaningful organizational change.

“Racial Justice at Work: Practical Solutions for Systemic Change” is her seventh book.




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