Dr. Shirley Davis

Dr. Shirley Davis

Dr. Shirley Davis is a sought-after global workforce expert, a three-time Chief Diversity Officer for global organizations, and President and CEO of SDS Global Enterprises, a strategic development solutions firm that specializes in human resources strategy; talent management; leadership effectiveness; culture transformation; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her work has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, NBC’s Today show, USA Today, CBS News, Fox News, CNN.com, Fast Company, HR Magazine and many others.

Dr. Davis is the author of the new books Diversity Equity & Inclusion for Dummies (Wiley, January 12, 2022) and Living Beyond “What If?” Release the Limits and Realize Your Dreams (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, August 10, 2021). She’s also the author of the books Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life and The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You're Over-Performing but Undervalued. Additionally, she is a popular author for several LinkedIn Learning courses on Leadership and DEI.


Dr. Shirley Davis is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow her on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
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