DEI Consultant | Vernā Myers

Vernā Myers

DEI Consultant

Vernā Myers

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Consulting

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Through The Vernā Myers Company, Vernā Myers offers DEI advising, education, and interactive workshops for C-Suite, executive leadership, Boards, and DEI leaders who want to elevate their culture, and breakdown the barriers that hinder long-lasting and effective organizational change and future prosperity. She works with leaders and decision-makers in a thoughtful, compassionate, and honest manner without blame, shame, or attack, so they can embrace the work necessary to lead a successful long-term DEI cultural change process. Vernā’s approach is pragmatic, concrete, and skills-based so that leaders gain both the confidence and competence necessary to create inclusive organizations where diverse voices are heard and where employees can contribute at their highest levels authentically.

A powerhouse and pioneer in the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI) space, Vernā Myers is considered a beacon in guiding organizations and individuals toward true inclusion and equity. With nearly three decades of professional experience as a DEI Consultant, she’s become a highly sought-after subject-matter expert in this field.

Vernā is not just a speaker and consultant; she’s a catalyst for change! She’s worked with hundreds of clients globally – across markets and industries and listened to thousands of people share their stories and concerns related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace.

As a leading authority on DEI, Vernā brings unparalleled expertise to the table. She helps institutions consider how to address DEI on four levels – personal, interpersonal, organizational, and cultural – utilizing both qualitative and quantitative data. Vernā has guided Board members, C-Suite executives and other senior leaders, law firm Partners, government officials, and DEI Committee members in transforming their organization’s cultures, amplifying diverse voices, and unleashing the full potential of their teams. She has a unique way of engaging people in authentic and meaningful conversations that enables them to bridge their differences and find solutions that create more inclusion and equity for everyone. Vernā is passionate about helping people get out of their comfort zones and engaging participants in various experiences that allow them to explore views and experiences different from their own in a non-threatening way.

As a consultant, Vernā’s unwavering passion and deep knowledge of this work sets her apart. She’s advised top leaders of every industry and has guided programs that have significantly improved DEI outcomes. Every word she speaks is infused with a deep commitment to creating a world where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to thrive.

Her TED talk, “How To Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them” has been viewed over 5 million times across various platforms and has been translated into 27 languages and her signature course on Unconscious Bias has been viewed by nearly a million people worldwide – a testament to the influence of her message. Her popular and widely cited trademarked quote, “Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance,” is known the world over and has been utilized by myriad organizations and DEI practitioners to mobilize people to do the important work of moving DEI forward.

When you hire Vernā, you’re not just hiring a speaker or consultant; you’re igniting a movement!

Join the ranks of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, government agencies, and global organizations that have experienced the transformative power of Vernā’s message. Elevate your DEI initiatives and drive meaningful change within your organization by hiring Vernā as your next DEI Consultant. Together, let Vernā guide you into building a future where DEI work isn’t just celebrated—it’s the cornerstone of your stakeholder connection and success.

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Introduction to Diversity

Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance. ®

Vernā Myers