The People Company founder Deborah Biddle will lead a panel discussion titled “Deeply rooted: Distrust in the policing and political systems” on Wednesday, October 20, the third day of the fourth annual Wisconsin Leadership Summit.
The all-online Summit is the state’s premier professional development, networking and community building event. Registration is open now at WisconsinLeadershipSummit.com.
Deborah is an Inclusion Institute Certified Diversity Practitioner, National Diversity Council Professional, Certified Talent Management Consultant, and a sought after Trainer and Speaker. She leads the diversity, equity and inclusion consulting, assessment, training, coaching and practitioner certification firm, The People Company LLC. Deborah works with organizations that want to leverage the power of change to heighten development and performance for their people. She designs and delivers thought-provoking and challenging experiences that help people THINK better, DO better and BE better at what matters most.
Deborah serves as advisory board member of Dane County, Wisconsin Office for Equity & Inclusion, board member and Diversity Committee Chair of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, board member of Madison-Based Impact Christian Schools, advisory board member of Africasong Communications, Inc., United Way of Dane County Personnel Committee member, Unitypoint Health-Meriter Community Health Impact Committee member, Madison Downtown Rotary Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee member and Music Committee member, and Golden Life Member of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is also president of Reasonable Service Ministries, which serves people through bible teaching and Christian music.
A graduate of Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University, Deborah holds a master of business administration degree and a bachelor of arts degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also has a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida.
Joining Deborah on the panel are:
- Brigham Impact Group founder Lonnie Brigham
- Briarpatch CEO Gloria Reyes
- EQT By Designengagement partnership consultant & Finding the Warmth of Our Sun podcast host Matthew Braunginn
The Wisconsin Leadership Summit will last five days and feature 25 panels on a range of issues, such as workplace diversity, education, health care, social justice and more. Registration is $49, with discount rates for nonprofit and government employees and students.