Lenora Billing-Harris

Co-Founder of The Inclusive Leaders Institute, President & CEO of UbuntuGlobal

The Diversity Advantage

The Diversity Advantage

Trailblazers: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results Through Inclusion and Diversity

Trailblazers: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results Through Inclusion and Diversity

How to hire Lenora Billing-Harris

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Lenora Billing-Harris for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Lenora's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Driving Cultural Inclusion Through Courageous Conversations 
  • Inclusive Leadership: Going Beyond the Inclusion Illusion 
  • Turning Barriers into Bridges by Disrupting Bias 
  • S.T.O.P. - How to Diminish Cultural Collisions through Courageous Conversations 
  • Race: More Than Just Talk- Race and Authenticity 
  • Race: More Than Just Talk- The Impact of Systematic Racism
  • Culture Conversations 
  • 5 Secrets Revealed 
  • Unconcious Bias: The Wizard of Oz Perspective 
  • From Adversaries to Allies: 7 Keys to High-Performance Cross-Gender Communication 
  • Zap the Gap: Secrets to Accelerating Generational Harmony 
  • Beyond Diversity Rhetoric: Cultural Intelligence for Our Global Village 
  • Race: More Than Just Talk- How To Tackle Tough Conversations 

Lenora is booked as a guest speaker for a range of corporate events, read her latest feedback below.

"Lenora was great. Easy to work with, timely and relevant content, dynamic presentation. She really "worked" the chat at our virtual event. Feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive, with many noting it was the best session of the event!" - ICMI

"Lenora was great. Easy to work with, timely and relevant content, dynamic presentation. She really "worked" the chat at our virtual event. Feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive, with many noting it was the best session of the event!" - Informa Tech

"Lenora shared her knowledge and expertise on unconscious bias and the importance of recognizing our own biases so we can be more inclusive, less judgmental and help create a more diverse work and personal environment. Lenora’s disarming style provides the audience with a platform to discuss uncomfortable issues. Well done!" - Winston Starts

"It is not often that I see a speaker receive a standing ovation after their presentation. In your case, it was genuinely deserved" - B. Doran, Vice President, American Heart Association 

"Presentation style, dynamic personality, and diversity expertise made every moment of this customized program phenomenal" - Sue, Terry & Kevin, AT&T

"Your session, “The Diversity Advantage” had a powerful impact on our group as evidenced by the standing ovation they gave you" - Fileman, Senior Vice President of Sales, Comcast Cable Communications

"Reinforced the ideas of treating people the way they want to be treated. Reminded me to be aware, to be sensitive and to not assume." - Pat, Vice President of Human Resources, Blue Cross Shield of Arizona

  • 2020 - Co-Founder of The Inclusive Leaders Institute
  • 2016 - Winner of the Cavett Award from the National Speakers Association
  • 2014 - President & Executive Council Chair of the Global Speakers Federation & named Legend of the Speaking Profession
  • 2012 - Author of The Diversity Advantage
  • 2010 - Co-Author of Trailblazers: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results Through Inclusion and Diversity &  Adjunct Professor at Averett University 
  • 2009 - Director & Council Member of the Global Speakers Federation
  • 2006 - President of the National Speakers Association
  • 2002 - Adjunct Faculty of Bryan School of Business University of North Carolina
  • 1999 - Trustee of Greensboro Day School
  • 1986 - President & CEO UbuntuGlobal & Chief Diversity Strategist of Excel Development Systems 
  • 1979 - Human Resources Director of CIGNA Group Insurance