Amplifying Black Excellence
February is Black History Month in the United States but how can we Amplifying Black Excellence and Elevate Black Employees all year long? PowerToFly is thrilled to welcome back Dionna Smith, Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Thumbtack for this impactful conversation with PowerToFly Global Director of DEI Sienna Brown. Dionna and Sienna will discuss how leadership and professional development opportunities can amplify Black excellence, pitfalls to avoid when elevating Black employees, and how psychological safety can play a key role in performance and retention.
Sienna Brown is the Global Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at PowerToFly, where she crafts a strong DEI vision for the company and leads a team of changemakers towards achieving it.
Her focus is on long-term impact and innovation with inclusive companies that elevate underrepresented talent so everyone can thrive. Based in Spain, she brings a global perspective to DEI work and pushes companies to think inclusively about all of their employees. She prioritizes awareness, action and accountability to spark change and have meaningful impact.
Dionna recently joined the team at Thumbtack, serving as their Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Dionna held the title of PowerToFly’s Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Learning & Development. Prior to joining PowerToFly, Dionna served as the Head of Global Talent Strategies & Recruitment Programs at Delta Air Lines. Dionna was named to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 list and is a regular featured speaker at conferences. She is most proud of being the mother of five outstanding children.