About the Host
Jackie Ferguson, CDE, specializes in creating world–changing content as VP of Content and Programming at The Diversity Movement (TDM). She co–founded TDM with the idea of revolutionizing workplaces through diversity–led initiatives that ultimately improve lives and communities. A bestselling author, Jackie has written The Inclusive Language Handbook: A Guide to Better Communication and Transformational Leadership, sold in 15 countries around the world and The Inclusive Language Handbook, Easterseals UCP Nonprofit Edition. She started the Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox podcast in 2020 to provide a platform for trailblazers and senior business leaders to share their inspiring stories, lessons learned, and insights on business, inclusion, and personal development.
Jackie has earned extensive recognition for her accomplishments, including being named to the 2023 Inc. Female Founders 200 list, the 200 women leaders across America who are “shaping the world into a better place.” A certified diversity executive, she has published in or been an expert commentator for numerous publications, including Forbes, Fast Company, Charlotte Observer, Raleigh News & Observer, WRAL TechWire, Almanac, Well + Good, and others. She is an in–demand keynote speaker on diversity and belonging topics. Jackie has volunteered with and donated to human rights organizations for the past 25 years.
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The Diversity Movement is a technology–led diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) company. Its team of experts has productized the DEI journey for leaders, teams, and organizations through its proven suite of education, learning development, and leadership training solutions. The product platform gives organizations the guidance and resources to build and strengthen workplace culture by tying real–world business outcomes to DEI initiatives. Learn more at thediversitymovement.com.