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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Shirley Davis

Shirley Davis

Dr. Shirley Davis is an accomplished corporate executive, global workforce management expert, a certified leadership coach, and a master of reinvention. With over 20 years of business experience in a variety of senior and executive leadership roles with Fortune 100 companies, and at the world’s largest HR membership association, the Society for Human Resource Management as Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion and Workplace Strategies. She is currently the president of SDS Global Enterprises, a Strategic Development Solutions firm that offers solutions and strategies for achieving leadership excellence, and high performing and inclusive workplace cultures where all talent can thrive. 
She has worked in more than 30 countries on 5 continents and delivers more than 80 speeches a year. She has been a featured expert on The Today Show,, CBS, The Washington Post, HR Magazine, USA Today, Inclusion Magazine, to name a few. She is a popular author for three LinkedIn Learning leadership courses and the author the best-selling book, “The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You’re Over-Performing but Undervalued.”