2019 Speakers

Be inspired by the unique perspectives of our  speakers, who will help you transform the way you think about your inclusion and diversity initiatives. Once you hear what they have to say, you’ll be eager to put their advice into practice in your own life and work.



chief, Office Diversity & Inclusion, U.S. Coast Guard
professional speaker, trainer, facilitator,
global vice president CX - Incubation Services & Technology, Cisco
NFL quarterback, New Orleans Saints
corporate secretary and chief of staff, SHRM
President and CEO, Integrity Development Corporation
executive vice president & chief operating officer, New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA)
ceo & chief wellbeing officer, Manifest Excellence, LLC
Senior HR Business Leader – Western Region Logistics, Sephora
professor of practice in Human Resource Management, Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor and Employment Relations
vice president for programs, Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF)
director of community and economic development, City of New Orleans
ERG program manager & PRIDE ERG co-leader, diversity & inclusion, RTI International
chief diversity officer, Diversity Initiatives, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
senior vice president, chief diversity & inclusion officer, TIAA
Chancellor's Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
vice president, Talent Management, Ochsner Leadership Institute
speaker, meeting planner, author and industry advocate, Thrive! Meetings & Events
head of people sustainability and SVP, chief diversity & inclusion officer, SAP SE