keynote speakers

AJ “El Kallejero” Ramos

Artist Relations Manager Latin, Google/Youtube

Dr. Jason Mendez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Dana Emerson

Dean of Instruction, Coastline Community College

Nohán Cruz

Talent Attraction Coach, NIKE

Gabrielle Gambrel

Vice President and Head of Communications, Barnard College of Columbia University 

Dr. Mark Hartley

Dean of Students, Norco College

Dr. Christine Melendez

Founder/Chief Education Officer, Beyond Limits Consulting, LLC

Jay Francis

VP – Current Series, Diversity & Inclusion, Disney Television Animation

Mona Khalil

Senior Program Manager, Talent Acquisition, Innovation & Solution, Linkedin

Sterling De Sutter Summerville

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager, Snap Inc.

Lauren Lopez

Team Lead, Human Resources, National Basketball Association

Tony Osunsanmi

Founding Partner/Sports Agent, Rose Gold Management

Tamala Lewis

Senior Director, Community Affairs & Foundation – AEG Dignity Health Sports Park, AEG

Giselle Ruiz

Global Talent Acquisition, Tik Tok

Demetrius Harris

Producer, ESPN

Galen Gordon

Senior Vice President, ABC News

Tish Norman

International Speaker, Author, and Corporate Strategist

Dave Coleman

International Speaker, Author, and 14 Time Speaker of the Year Award

Dr. Michael Benitez Jr.

International Speaker, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, MSU Denver

Jarrod Benjamin

International Speaker and CEO, Lead Firm

Troy and Deanna Stende

International Speakers, Authors, & Multiple Speakers of the Year Awards

Kevin Bracy

International Speaker, Author and Greatness Coach

Dr. Joshua Fredenburg

National Speaker, Author, and President, Circle of Change Leadership Conference

Sterling De Sutter Summerville

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager, Snap Inc.

Yared Oliveros

Diversity and Inclusion Business Partner, TESLA

Charles Lee

Founder and CEO, Ideation

Sharmila Fowler

Director of D&I Strategic Alignment (Global Diversity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement), McDonald’s

Dr. Andria Johnson

Director of Human Resources, Dallas Mavericks

Ericka Riggs

Foundation and Inclusion Director, The ADVERTISING Club of New York

Sally Chan

Vice President of Community Engagement, Warner Bros.

Jillian Mershon

Director, Charitable Initiatives and Saks Fifth Avenue Foundation

Maria Castro

Regional External Affairs Manager, COMCAST

Charmion Kinder

Global Head of Public Relations | Global Citizen

Lizza Monet Morales

TV Host/Speaker/ Influencer/Travel Vlogger/Creative Consultant/ Content Producer, XOXO, Lizza Inc.

Joe Richardson

Partner, McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP

Amanda Litman

Co-Founder, Run for Something

Emiliana Guereca

Executive Director, Women’s March Action

Berry Elly

Director of Operations, Aviva Care Pharmacy

Lisa Daggett Cummings

Director of Development, The South Bay Children’s Health Center

Guy McCloud

Commissioner, Los Angeles Hospitals and Healthcare Delivery Commission

Dr. Dara Mendez

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Shekinah A. Fashew

Health Services Researcher, Brown University

Dr. Aaron Day

Supervising Producer, Q13 Morning News

Margaret Kim

Founder & CEO, FUTURE NOW Media Foundation, Inc.

Hugo Balta

News Director, Executive Producer, Host, WTTW/Chicago PBS

Rochelle Ritchie

Political Commentator and Opinion Writer, Barnard College

Delano Massey

Supervising Producer, Justice Team/Race Team, CNN

Roderick Jefferson

CEO, Roderick Jefferson & Associates

Eddy Millis

President, Gamera, LLC

Tiffney T. Laing

Founder, Bevy & Dave

Lonnie McGowen

Franchise Owners, Image Studios

Tiana Sanchez

Corporate Trainer | Keynote Speaker | Executive Coach, Tiana Sanchez International, LLC.

Kristena Hatcher

Vice President, People & Culture | Acceleration Community of Companies

Arthur Chan

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategist | Arthur Chan Consulting

Barbara Matos

Diversity and Inclusion Leader

Dr. Sheila Johnson

Founder, Publisher, CEO | Diversity Women Media

Crystle Johnson

Founder and Principal Consultant | Meaningful

LaNee Griffin-Carroll

Showrunner, Parker Paige Media

Yesnia Bello

Senior Vice President of Multicultural Sales, iHeart Media

Jessica Vazquez

Manager, Marketing Operations, Netflix

Len Boogs

On-Air Personality, iHeart Radio/Sirus XM

Tatiana Oueini

Senior Recruiter, Capital Group

Terrance McLaney

Financial Services Professional, NYLIFE Securities LLC

Kristin Messerli

Founder/CEO, Cultural Outreach

Damarea Parker

Assistant Director of Black Cultural Center, University of Southern California

Tarah Taylor

Learning Content Developer, Endurance International Group

Josh Vazquez

Account Director, Insider Inc.

Tristan Henriquez

Creative Services and Promotions Intern, ViacomCBS

Tatiana Oueini

Senior Human Business Resource Business Partner, Capital Group

Debbie Douglass

Senior Recruiter, Creative Brand Team-Talent Acquisition, ViacomCBS

Ricardo Sanchez Jr.

Senior Recruiter, Lionsgate and STARZ

Zachary Rinkins

Public Information Officer, State of Florida

Marvis Wynn

Product Creative Strategy, Netflix

Lea Webb

UDiversity Educational Institute Coordinator, Binghamton University-Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Dr. Tyson Beale

Founder, Speaker, Author, Higher Education Administrator, PathwaysFWD.Com

Dr. Charlesiah Mclean

Head of Talent Acquisition, US Diversity & Inclusion at Novartis

Dr. Gretchen Rudham

Assistant Professor of Education, Morgan State University in the School

Dr. Adriel A. Hilton

Dean of Students and Diversity Officer, Seton Hill University

Helene A. Cameron

Lead Director of Health Sciences Programs Outreach, College of Southern Maryland

Dr. Dennis McCunney,

Director of Intercultural Affairs and Adjunct Faculty, East Carolina University..

Ashley L. Gray,

Doctoral Candidate, Howard University

Mitchell Leach

Founder/CEO, Interns to Pro

Nicole Tinson

Chief Executive Officer, HBCU 20X20

Lauren Fernandez,

Recruiter, Netflix

Derrick Scott

Strategic and Operations Consultant

Deloitte Consulting

Jason Levasseur

Leadership Development and Team Building Speaker, Jason LeVasseur & The Rock Star Project®

Jessica Lundy

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Jessica Lundy International, LLC.

Shannon Tipton

Chief Learning Officer / Virtual Learning Expert, Learning Rebels, LLC.

Dr. Anita Polite-Wilson

Organizational Consultant and Strengths Coach, Parrish Partners and Leadership Management Consulting

Hoan Do

Virtual Keynote Speaker, Author, & American Ninja Warrior City Finalist,

Clair Kim

Principal Consultant, Allennials at Work

Tru Pettigrew

Founder and Chief Bridge Builder, Tru Access

Jake Aguas

Associate Professor of Human Resources and Management, Biola University Crowell School of Business

Gary Rudman

President / Millennial & Gen. Z Research Expert, GTR Consulting

Dr. Tana Session

International Speaker, Corporate Trainer & Media Contributor,

Jarrod Benjamin

CEO and Speaker, Lead Firm

Ernesto Mejia,

Vice President, Cool Speak, LLC.

Marisel Herrera

Consultant/Author/Coach, Mariselspeaks, LLC.

Adrianna Smith

Speaker and Coach, Huddle Agency

Dr. Alison Smith

Program Administrator, Louisiana Board of Regents

Dr. Zachary Shirley

Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, University of North Texas

Quiana Stone

Associate Director of Residential Education, Depaul University

Marcelius Braxton

Assistant Dean of Students, Capital Law School

Tish Norman

International Speaker, and Author

LaToya Rene Robertson

International Speaker, Author, and Consultant

Nequel Burwell

Assistant Director for Residential Learning, The University of Mississippi

Patricia Tita Feraud-King

Residence Education, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Cynthia Ruiz

President of the City of Los Angeles Pension Board (LACERS)

Kavell Brown

Corporate Social Responsibility & Community Investment, Senior Coordinator, ViacomCBS

Delphine Pruitt

Vice President of Community Lending & Diverse Markets, Bank of the West

Lonnie Scott

Executive Director

Progress Michigan and the ProgressNow National Network

Dr. Kim Barber, Ph.D.

Founder/CEO of Journey to Becoming

Oscar Garcia

Chief Empowerment Officer, Aspira Consulting, Inc.