Diversity and Inclusion is a full-time focus, not just one topic among many for Lenora Billings-Harris. Her ability to transform multifaceted diversity and inclusion concepts into immediately applicable "how to's" have enabled her to help organizations intentionally create and sustain inclusive work cultures that challenge each individual to accelerate their efforts toward achieving maximum results. Whether through keynotes, workshops, or organizational consulting, Lenora partners with clients to help them build effective relationships that leverage diversity in order to increase inclusion, innovation, employee engagement, customer satisfaction and bottom-line results.
Lenora is a recognized authority. She was been included as one of 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion in 2011 by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as a top-twenty influential diversity leader in the US. Her award winning diversity leadership research is recognized in academic journals internationally. Lenora was selected to serve as part of the People to People International delegation to Russia and Ukraine two years after the Soviet Union fell, in order to help educators and business leaders prepare their organizations for global competition. Most recently she keynoted at Inclusion Conferences in Cape Town, South Africa and in Tel Aviv, Israel to share experiences and best practices with leaders within the business, government and NGO communities.
Lenora co-authored "TRAILBLAZERS: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity", and is the author of "The Diversity Advantage: A Guide to Making Diversity Work." She is often an expert guest on TV and radio around the globe. She serves on the adjunct faculty of the business schools of Averett University and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She has served on numerous community boards of directors, and served as board president of Win-Win Resolutions, Inc. All of her community service focuses on eradicating bias as well as empowering leaders through understanding the impact of inclusion.
Lenora is a Certified Professional Speaker (CSP), a past president of the National Speakers Association, and was the 2014 president of the Global Speakers Federation.
The National Speakers Association presented Lenora with the Cavett Award, the highest honor bestowed on a professional speaker in recognition of the speaker's accomplishments, integrity and reputation. She has presented to audiences in over twenty countries on six continents.
- Beyond Diversity Rhetoric
- Engaging Generations In The Workforce
- From Adversaries to Allies
- 5 Secrets Unveiled
- S.T.O.P. - Conflict Management Communication
- Turning Barriers into Bridges
Diversity, Communication, Team Building, Customer Service, Sales, Minority, Human Resource, Corporate Culture, Marketing, Leadership
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