Jeannine Carter

Chief Innovator & Advisor, Delivering Happiness
Former Head of Diversity Engagement, Facebook

Chief Innovator & Advisor, Delivering Happiness
Former Head of Diversity Engagement, Facebook

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 endeavours. 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 public sector organizations 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 Inclusive Innovations LLC.

Did you know? Jeannine is the recipient of the DiversityFirst Award from the National Diversity Council.


Why is D&I Important: Business Case for D&I 


The former Head of Diversity Engagement at Facebook, Jeannine Carter, is a DEIB expert. In this keynote, she’ll share her expertise, and present the most effective and current approaches of integrating DEI + culture at your organization. Jeannine will define the terms “Diversity,” “Equity,” “Inclusion,” and “Belonging,” and what they mean in the modern workspace. 


To further your understanding, Jeannine breaks down the D&I industry journey, and answers the question: how did we get here?


Additionally, this highly informative keynote illustrates Systemic Inequities which may lurk in your organization. This portion of the keynote includes the History of Race and its role in DEIB.

Best Practices & Next Practices


From top executives to newly hired employees, what can your team do to ensure the best DEIB practices? Join Jeannine Carter as she explores the best ways to ensure an inclusive and diverse workplace at various levels. She’ll help your organization brainstorm the best strategies to implement the most effective DEIB approaches. 


Jeannine will also prepare your team for the future of DEIB, helping your organization understand where DEIB is headed. After this keynote, your team will be more mindful and prepared for the DEIB challenges and opportunities of the future.

Educational Concepts 

Unsure of how to begin a Diversity & Inclusion related conversation at work? In her keynote, Educational Concepts, Jeannine Carter introduces the importance of Inclusive Leadership. Your team will learn about Inclusive Behaviours, and the challenges of assumptions about difference. Your team will familiarize themselves with Cultural Competency, and will take affirmative action to better understand, communicate and interact with people across diverse cultures.

Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Management Strategy / Motivators / Workforce/HR