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Shari Davis

Shari Davis


Consultant Partner

Black | Woman | Person of Faith | Facilitator | Empath Leader

​Shari Davis believes her personal life mission is aptly described by Dr. Martin Luther King’s quote, “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”​ Shari is a senior executive consultant and coach with 30+ years of experience effectively employing IDEA organizational assessments, education, and consulting to guide executives, board members, leaders, and teams through exploration, visioning, and competency development to build inclusive and equitable cultures and strengthen team and organizational cohesiveness. Shari leads project teams who partner with clients to plan and implement systematic assessment approaches, strategic planning, and learning experiences – all designed to establish the building blocks that enable organizations to shape IDEA strategies that align with organizational values and mission and drive business results.​​

​Shari has held several leadership roles to include serving as Director of Client Services and Principal Consultant with Be Equitable, President of VentureHCM, a human capital management consultancy, and Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) with a multinational business IT solutions firm. She holds an MS in Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland, and several human resources, leadership, and team assessment tool certifications.​

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Join us for an engaging and interactive Zoom panel with Be Equitable team members who will discuss important issues currently facing the LGBTQ+ community, explore the power of allyship, and transforming workspaces that foster a sense of belonging for all.
Listen, learn and connect with other DEI colleagues and changemakers who every day bravely speak the truth about how together we can create a just and equitable world for all. We hope that you will join us.

This session is part of our #BE365 series which celebrates, educates, and highlights cultural moments and under-represented voices throughout the year.

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These past few years have been incredibly tumultuous and evolving, where we have witnessed how complex and messy our world is.

In a world of tick-a-box trainings and quick fixes, we at Be Equitable are going after something more satisfying -- we’re here for the transformations. For the forward thinkers and future leaders who know the journey is long and are still ready, we see you and we want to partner with you.

Let’s go beyond the buzzwords to create workplaces that work for people of all races, ethnicities, identities, and abilities. It won’t be neat. And it certainly won’t be simple. Our BE team is ready and committed to get it done.

As we enter this next chapter of our story, we invite you to BE bold, BE inclusive, and BE authentic to the vision you have for yourself and your organization. And together we can create workplaces that are just and equitable for all.