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Charlotte Hughes is a sought after thought leader and storyteller who frequently provide keynote addresses, town hall commentary, and facilitation of learning experiences for a variety of corporate, healthcare, nonprofit industry associations, and higher learning institutions. Charlotte’s experience and expertise positions her to cover a span of topics including DEIB as a business strategy, cultural competence, inclusive leadership, health equity, and creating cultures of belonging through allyship and more. Charlotte approaches each engagement individually, and with a holistic view of diversity that goes beyond race and gender to also address issues of class, identity, accessibility, and more.

Her keynotes and talks focus on getting to the crux of the matter to drive change. Charlotte has the unique ability to explain complex, and often controversial, issues in ways that invite participant curiosity and engagement. Her intention is to motivate the audience to take immediate steps for experiencing a breakthrough.

Featured Keynotes / Topics

Charlotte’s interactive keynotes and guided executive leadership sessions, in both virtual and in-person formats, encourage, educate, and motivate allies, change agents, and inclusive leaders at all levels to move toward intentional action and help move their organizations towards an inclusive and belonging workplace culture.

Topics include:

  • How To Develop a Scalable and Sustainable DEIB Strategic Plan.
  • Building Inclusive Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Thrives.
  • How To Be An Inclusive Leader.
  • 7 Types of Allies: Which Type Will You Be?
  • Courage & Commitment: The Dual Change Catalysts.
  • How Employers Can Help Advance Health Equity in the Workplace DEIB Through The Talent Lifecycle.

Events & Expertise

Charlotte excels speaking at these types of events and to these types of audiences:

  • Industry conferences focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Organizations planning executive retreats, management meetings, DEIB training and development sessions.
  • Employers recognizing DEIB calendar events such as Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Black History Month, P.R.I.D.E. Month, and more.
  • Business leaders and executives who recognize that DEIB can be a competitive advantage and want to learn how to be growth catalysts in their industry.
  • Women’s and multicultural groups that have an emphasis on personal empowerment, career development, and leadership.
  • Hospitals and health systems who understand the significance of reducing healthcare disparities and advancing health equity.
  • HR leaders seeking insightful best practices for inclusive talent management and becoming an Employer of Choice.

Speaking Inquiry

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