Dr. Sharon Adams
Director of Diversity, Equity & InclusionCompany: Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Bridging the Gap Between Social Justice Values and Workplace Inclusion & Equity in Nonprofits and Healthcare Organizations
As director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Dr. Sharon Adams is responsible for setting, achieving and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion goals throughout Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest. She partners with the VP and HR teams to ensure business and staff challenges are dealt with in an open, effective and timely manner. She is also responsible for leading the efforts to ensure DEI processes are established and followed, and that the organization is effective in tracking organizational priorities and identifying risk.
Before joining Planned Parenthood, Sharon served for several years as a dean for the California Community College System. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with friends and family.