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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Redia Anderson

Redia Anderson is a diversity and inclusion strategist, certified executive coach, author and speaker. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Anderson People Strategies, LLC a Human Resources management consulting and executive coaching firm committed to aligning talent, performance and business results. Nationally recognized as a leader in the field of Diversity & Inclusion, Redia is a senior executive with more than 25 years’ experience in Human Resources and change management. As a former Chief Diversity Officer across industry leading organizations recognized for talent management and leadership strength – Deloitte & Touche; Equiva Services (JV Shell, Texaco, and Saudi Aramco); Sears, Roebuck & Co.; and Abbott Laboratories; Redia has successfully engaged and led enterprise-wide change management efforts focused on inclusion and the advancement and retention of top performing talent inclusive of women and people of color. She has coached and engaged highly talented leaders and executives in positive behavioral shifts, which tightly align their performance and business results. She’s helped leaders gain greater insight into their leadership strengths, learning edges, and interpersonal skills as they work to succeed in driving global business results. Clients have included leaders from Deloitte, Shell, University of Houston, KPMG, ExxonMobil, AonHewitt, and PwC. Redia received her graduate degree in clinical psychology and holds certifications in multiple leadership and personality assessment instruments. She is co-author of Trailblazers: How Top Business Leaders Are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity and founder of AuthenticAllies®. She has served on numerous boards focused on health, children’s and women’s issues.

Twitter: @RediaAnderson