National Diversity Council's Tech Inclusion Conference Announces Top Diversity Officers in Tech

National Diversity Council's Tech Inclusion Conference Announces Top Diversity Officers in Tech

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

CONTENT: Press Release

United States, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is hosting the 2021 Inaugural Tech Inclusion Conference taking place Tuesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 25. This year's theme is “Inclusion Leads to Innovation.”  This virtual conference will have over 80 speakers who will discuss a variety of topics related to our ever-changing workplace, while affording organizations the opportunity to explore tools and resources necessary to build a diverse workforce and remain competitive on the global stage. During the conference, professionals will gain access to learning sessions held by industry experts and organizational tracks that highlights the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

The Top Diversity Officers in Tech meet the following criteria:

As diversity and innovation has grown into a major business imperative, so too has the call to rank companies and officers on their efforts. Chief Diversity Officers are integral in advancing the transformation of organizations through diversity initiative implementation. The National Diversity Council seeks individuals whose exemplary work provides a model for utilizing best practices, leading organizational change and making outstanding contributions to diversity and inclusion. The Top Diversity Officers award recognizes the efforts of officers who have the leadership and counsel to maintain and further diversity and inclusion initiatives and provide innovative solutions to strategically prioritize the preservation and advocating for diverse talent.

  • Drives diversity through innovation within the public and/or private sectors

  • Sustains a record of diversity and/or contributions to field of work throughout the industries within all locations

  • Has clout within their organization in terms of significant impact on revenues, profitability, and/or direction of the organization

  • Demonstrates leadership and commitment to community well-being and/or high visibility in the community

  • Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence

“The 2021 Top Diversity Officers in Tech showcases the leaders at the forefront of diversity and inclusion initiatives,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “Each year, we are amazed and inspired at the achievements of each awardee. The 2021 class is truly a powerful force.”

Dalila Wilson-Scott


EVP, Chief Diversity Officer & President

Holli Martinez


V.P. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Joe Machicote

Premier, Inc.

Chief Diversity Officer & Inclusion Officer

Kitara Johnson


Chief Diversity Officer

Marvin Davenport

VSP Global

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion

Netta Jenkins


VP, Global Inclusion

Rosanna Durruthy


Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Sharawn Connors

Micron Technology

VP, Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

LaDavia Drane

Amazon Web Services

Head of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

Kristen Puchek

Amazon Web Services

Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Registration for the Tech Inclusion Conference is ongoing and can be completed at For 2021 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dennis Kennedy at

About The National Diversity Council
A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.  More information about the National Diversity Council is available at:

About The Tech Diversity & Inclusion Council
The mission of the Tech Diversity & Inclusion Council is to be a provider of DEI resources and tools for the Tech industry. The vision of the council is to create an environment where people from all races, orientations, genders, abilities and cultural backgrounds feel welcome and valued equally and equitably. More information about the National Diversity Council is available

Media Contact
Ashana Outler 
National Diversity Council