Lenora Billings Harris

Lenora Billings Harris

Certified Professional Speaker (CSP), Past President of the National Speakers Association, and Current President of the Global Speakers Association.

  • Lenora Billings-Harris         
    Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)

    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.

    Billings-Harris is a recognized authority. She was 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.

    Billings-Harris 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, 3rd Ed. 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 the President of the Global Speakers Association. She has presented to audiences in over twenty countries on six continents.

    For More Information go to: www.LenoraSpeaks.com
    Follow Lenora on Twitter @LBHDiversity

  • • Beyond Diversity Rhetoric - Leadership
    • From Adversaries to Allies - Gender Communications
    • STOP - Conflict Management and Communication
    • 5 Secrets Unveiled - Leadership
    • Turning Barriers into Bridges - Diversity Awareness and Team Building
    • Engaging Generations in the Workplace - Generational Communication

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