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Honoring Leadership Excellence in Technology at the 2021 National Diversity & Leadership Conference

By: 3BL Media

SOURCE: National Diversity Council


HOUSTON, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DiversityFirstTM will be hosting the 17th Annual National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 21-22 and April 28-29, 2021. The conference will be held virtually with this year’s theme being “Be a Changemaker”. The four-day conference will honor a number of diverse talent from different industries.

“As diversity, equity, and inclusion are finally being seen and acknowledged as serious, pressing matters of discussion, we are delighted to honor and recognize the leaders who have become not only champions in their industries, but inspirations in their communities. We thank and honor our leaders in technology for your work and commitment, and we look forward to witnessing all that you’ll accomplish, all the leaders that you’ll develop, and the impact you’ll leave behind in the Tech sphere.” says National Diversity Council founder Dennis Kennedy.

The Leadership Excellence in Technology Award distinguishes a select group of individuals from diverse fields who exhibit exceptional leadership qualities. The focus of the award is to give prominence to accomplishments of men and women who exceed the scope of what is expected in their organizations and communities.

About The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

With thousands of attendees, the 2021 National Diversity & Leadership Conference remains one of the largest diversity conferences in the nation. Offering extraordinary networking opportunities, professional development, and critical conversations surrounding diversity and inclusion, attendees are able to curate their experience for optimal learning and growth. This year’s conference will take place virtually on April 21-22 and 28-29. More information about the Diversity & Leadership Conference is available at their website.

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2021 Awardees

Aashima Gupta

Director, Global Healthcare Solutions, Google Cloud, Google

Angelique Slagle

SVP, Head of Human Experience Management, North America (SAP SuccessFactors)

Anissa Alonzo

Director of Quality + Continuous Improvement, ConvergeOne

Candice Quadros

Director of Program Management & Productivity, Roku Inc.

Cheick Soumare

Director, Talent at Netflix

Chinten Parikh

Senior Director, Global Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, Rackspace Technology

Dr. Devon Lee

Director of DEI Programs, Jopwell

Dr. Fran Cornelius

Assistant Dean for Teaching, Learning and Engagement, Drexel University

Joni Gee

Field Director of Human Resources - West, REEF

Jyotika Singh

Director of Data Science, ICX Media

Kayla Symone Price

Digital Marketing Executive, BGP Law LLC

Lauren Lemieux

Executive Director of Marketing & Communications, BUNDLAR

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Lisette Martinez

Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University

Lynda Talgo

Director of Global Scaled Operations, YouTube

Marie Norman

Director of Global Diversity Talent Acquisition, Adobe

Maureen Jules-Perez

Vice President of Technology, Capital One

Nada Elbuluk

Director of Clinical Impact, VisualDx

Nellie Borrero

Managing Director, Global I&D Senior Advisor, Accenture

Ravi Dasani

Vice President of Technology, Williams Sonoma

Robert Lee

Managing Director, Business Markets Wireless Field Operations, Verizon

Sandra Hueb Previde

Executive Director of Information Technology, Kaiser Permanente

Shauntinez Jakab

Sr. Director of Product Marketing & Analyst Relations, Virsec Systems

Sheryl Chamberlain

Alliance Director, Coupa

Suba Vasudevan

Director, Business Integrity & Platform Operations, Facebook

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Susan Miller

Senior Director of Security Assurance Oversight, Oracle

Tina Hodges

HR Director, Expedia Group

Vishal Amin

Director, Cybersecurity | United States Federal Government, Microsoft

Wendell Ferguson

Director, Strategy and Operations, Data and Analytics, Blue Shield of California


Alexus Christian
Communications Specialist

KEYWORDS: diverse and inclusive work environment, diversity, diversity and inclusion, inclusion, equity, Technology, National Diversity Council

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