Category: Diversity/Ethnic/Gender

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP

Diversity and Inclusion is a full-time focus, not just one topic among many for Lenora Billings-Harris. Whether through keynotes, workshops, or organizational consulting, Lenora partners with clients to help them build effective relationships that leverage diversity to increase inclusion, employee engagement, customer satisfaction and bottom-line results.
Billings-Harris is a recognized authority. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as one of the twenty top influential diversity leaders in the US. Her award-winning diversity leadership research is recognized in academic journals internationally. Lenora recently keynoted at the Inclusion Conferences in Cape Town, South Africa and in Tel Aviv, Israel to share best practices with leaders within business, government, education and NGO communities.

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Mike Domitrz, CSP

As a critically acclaimed speaker, author, subject matter expert, and media resource, Mike Domitrz has been inspiring individuals with his passion, playfulness, and energy for over two decades.
Audiences constantly rave about what a lasting impact he has – both through his unique approach and how he leaves each person with specific skill sets they can implement immediately into their own lives.
Mike became known for originally founding and growing The DATE SAFE Project, an organization focused creating a culture of respect and consent globally amongst people of all ages; in businesses, our communities, educational institutions as well as the U.S. military.

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Pegine Echevarria, CSP

Pegine is one of the 58 members of the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame and one of only 8 women (the only Latina). Other members include Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy and Les Brown. Her books include “Sometimes You Need to Kick Your Own Butt “and “Bragging Rights Transform Your Team in 21 Days.” Pegine keynote speaks on leadership and business.

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Jessica Pettitt, CSP

Jessica Pettitt, M.Ed., pulls together her stand up comedy years with 15+ years of diversity trainings in a wide range of organizations to serve groups to move from abstract fears to actionable habits that lead to teams that want to work together. With a sense of belonging and understanding, colleagues take more risks with their ideation, converse precious resources through collaboration, and maintain real connections with clients over time.

It is through Jessica’s work in Student Affairs, as a college administrator, in South Carolina, Oregon, New York, and Arizona that she realized her love for the conversations across difference. As an Social Justice Training Institute Alumna, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, and a Certified Speaking Professional, Jessica has taken the typical diversity talks to the next level of social justice conversations examining privilege, oppression, entitlement, and our collective responsibility to make change while connecting difficult topics with employee retention, crisis management, and increasing innovation and profits.

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