• Dr. Shirley Davis

    Instructor Bio:

    Dr. Shirley Davis is an accomplished corporate executive, global workforce management expert, a certified leadership coach, and a master of reinvention. She works with leaders at all levels and has worked in more than 30 countries on 5 continents and delivers more than 80 speeches a year. She brings a high-energy, high-content and high-value message to audiences all around the world. She has over 20 years of business experience in a variety of senior and executive leadership roles with Fortune 100 companies and served as the Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion and Workplace Strategies for the world’s largest HR membership association, the Society for Human Resource Management. Dr. Davis’ expertise lies in providing solutions and strategies for achieving leadership excellence and in building high performing and inclusive workplace cultures where all talent can thrive. Dr. Davis has also been a featured expert on NBC’s The Today Show, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CBS News, HR Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, CNN.com, and Inclusion Magazine. She is also a featured author of two popular LinkedIn Learning courses entitled “Leadership Foundations” and “Inclusive Leadership.” She is the author of, “Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life,” and “The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You are Over-Performing and Undervalued.”

    Shirley Davis

    President, SDS Global Enterprises, Inc.

Course Reinforcement & Reference Materials

  • 01
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    • Welcome!
  • 02
    Graduation Celebration - Nov 2020 Cohort
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    • Graduation Celebration Video!
  • 03
    Group Discussion & Collaboration
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    • Stay Connected and Engaged with Your Group!
  • 04
    Course Workbooks
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    • Prework Packet for DEI Certificate of Mastery - Nov 2020
    • Course Workbook
  • 05
    Cohort Contact Lists & IDI Reports
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    • Aug 2019 Cohort Information
    • Nov 2020 Cohort Information
  • 06
    Changing Demographics & Business Case for DEI
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    • DEI 101 Changing Demographics
  • 07
    Courageous Conversations - Taboo Topics
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    • LGBTQ+
    • Race
  • 08
    DEI Strategic Plan Samples
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    • ASAE Diversity Strategic Plan
    • The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens DEI Strategic Plan
    • US Department of Veterans Affairs - DEI Strategic Plan
  • 09
    Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB)
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    • Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB)
    • Permission to Use the GDIB
  • 10
    Inclusive Leadership
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    • Deloitte's The Six Signature Traits of Inclusive Leadership
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    Trends & Reports
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    • McKinsey & Company: Diversity Wins - How Inclusion Matters (May 2020)
    • McKinsey & Company: Delivering through Diversity (January 2018)
    • Catalyst's Research & Trends