Jeannine Carter is the former Head of Diversity Engagement at Facebook. Her inspirational style delivers a rare blend of impactful stories and lessons learned with actionable strategies for race, diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging [DEIB] related efforts.
She is an internationally recognized leader, consultant, facilitator, and speaker in diversity, inclusion, racial healing and justice, and cultural and systemic change. Jeannine's mission is to provide clients with proven and transformative strategies to mitigate and end all forms of discriminatory hierarchies of human value and lead impactful DEIB related endeavors. She is laser-focused on ensuring that underrepresented people are seen, heard, valued, and achieve their purpose.
Across the span of her career, Jeannine has helped Fortune 500 companies, professional services, law firms, profit, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies in various capacities to implement large organizational DEIB initiatives and accomplish their goals.
She has held internal senior leadership positions at companies such as Deloitte & Touche, Denver Public Schools, Newmont Mining Corporation, and Facebook. While at The Kaleidoscope Group, a firm she co-founded, Jeannine also served as an external DEI consultant serving multiple industries. Today, she continues her life's work as the Founder & Chief Innovator of Incluvations.
Jeannine is skilled at meeting people where they are, bringing them along the journey, and breathing new life into the room through DEIB strategies that work regardless of industry. She understands how to evaluate internal systems and uncover potential gaps while weaving sustainable diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the workplace. She offers insightful counsel and keynotes on best practices in racial healing, diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging, with innovative approaches grounded in data.
Past clients speak highly of Jeannine's unique ability to inspire with her engaging presentation style while empowering others to recognize the unique opportunity we each have to become more inclusive and, as a result, more diverse.
She received her M.B.A. from Northwestern University, has served on numerous boards, including The Conference Board Council for Global Diversity and Inclusion Executives, and is a recipient of the DiversityFirst Award from the National Diversity Council.