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Keynote Speaker. 

Susan speaks on work, gender, race, and the ever-moving target called life. She has led engaging and inspirational fireside chats with the Founder & CEO of The RealReal, President of the Africa America Institute, and former Chair of the Ford Foundation, moderating career journeys with the CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance and a twice New York Times bestselling author to name a few.

Where I’ve Hit the Mark!

Keynote Speaker:

  • AT&T Women in Technology

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “Ignite!”

  • Black Enterprise: Women of Power

  • Central Washington University – Alumni 

  • Rainier Scholars 

  • Seattle University, the Albers School of Business and Economics

  • T-Mobile, DEI: Everyone Has a Role 

  • T-Mobile, Podcast Guest: What is Intersectionality? 

  • Washington Women Trial Lawyers


  • “Honoring Great Women Leaders,” CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Roz Brewer, Founder and CEO of The RealReal, Julie Wainwright, and Sherrell Dorsey, Founder & CEO of The Plug

  • “Purpose Driven Board Leadership,” Kofi Appenteng, President of Africa America Institute, Former Chair of the Ford Foundation, and current Ford and Hilton Foundation Board member

  • “Take My Hand” NYTs Best Selling Author of Wench and Balm:
    Dolen Perkins-Valdez NAACP Literary Image Award Winner 2023 

  • “The Long Game of Your Career,” Founder and CEO of The RealReal, Julie WainwrightColumbia University’s Women’s Business Society 


  • Consciously Unbiased

  • Davis, Wright, Tremaine – Washington Initiative for Diversity

  • Gonzaga University – Women in Leadership

  • Legal Executives Diversity Summit: Diversity in the Workforce

  • Seattle Association of Black Journalists

  • The Riveter – Women and Equal Pay

  • The University of Washington, the Foster School of Business

  • Vital Voices: Wellness at Work

  • Women in Cloud - WICx Summit: Power Panel - Action for Allies!

  • Women In Institutional Investments (WIIIN)    

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