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Risha Grant

Risha Grant LLC

My edgy diversity and inclusion training, facilitates honest, authentic conversations about unconscious bias, inclusive cultures, and micro-aggressions. My goal is to lead my audience to a new place of respect, understanding, authenticity and inclusion.

Companies don’t have diversity problems.
They have people problems.
I solve your people problems.

Motivated by her passion to correct societal “isms” like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha Grant’s personal mission to expose the subtleties and values of Diversity,
Equity, & Inclusion while shining a light on the impacts they create.

Founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting, communications and speaking firm, as well as an edgy, educational and motivational speaker, author Risha Grant uses
honest, humorous, and vulnerable storytelling to motivate audiences to embrace the inner tough work of Radical Acceptance while honoring diversity, equity, and inclusion without evoking feelings of judgement or assigning blame. These audiences have included Google, Levi Strauss, Nestle Purina, Xerox, YouTube, Procter & Gamble, Discover Card Financial Services, Samsung Electronics America, U.S. Airforce, U.S. Navy, Intuit, and Harvard University, to name a few.

She’s been featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR News, The Financial Times, Glamour magazine UK, Bloomberg Media, and Black Enterprise among others.
Risha has received numerous honors such as being named one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Women Leaders in HR by PeopleHum in 2021, 40 Top Women Keynote Speakers by Real Leaders,
the NBA OKC Thunder Changemaker Award in 2020 among others.

Awards & Honors

Top 100 HR Influencer • Top 20 Inclusive Workplace Cultures • 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year – Women of Color Expo • YWCA Woman of Moxie • WNBA Tulsa Shock/Williams Women of Inspiration Honoree • Top Ten Entrepreneur • Top Four to Watch • 40 under 40 • State of Oklahoma Achievers Under 40 • Named Influential African American in Tulsa • State of Oklahoma Small Business Journalist of the Year • Small Business Journalist of the Year Region IV (OK, TX, LA, AR, NM) • Young Careerist of the Year

My Sessions

Annual Membership Meeting & Risha Grant Keynote

Tennessee CDE

Annual Membership Meeting (8:30–8:50) Association election results Opening Keynote (8:50–9:50) Permission: Granted To Get Rid of the BS & Build An Inclusive Culture Whether implicit or conscious, bias is the number one threat to humanity and any company’s success. If your company’s goal is to create cohesiveness within your organization, increase revenue, be innovative and/or […]

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