HR/DEI Keynote - Joanna James
Turning Managers into Mentors: Create a more Diverse and Inclusive Culture while Reducing High Turnover Costs & Increasing Productivity
Joanna James is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and founder and CEO of AMZ Productions, which has produced Vanity Fair's Best Documentary by a first-time filmmaker A Fine Line, a short series and multiple corporate productions. She is a women’s rights activist who founded the not-for-profit 501c3 MAPP to empower more women into leadership through mentorship and advocacy. Having a passion for storytelling as a director, producer, and writer her work has been featured on PBS, The O Magazine, NPR, Forbes, The Boston Globe, Food and Wine, The James Beard Foundation, and many other media (outlets) Joanna has spoken for Fortune 500 companies on women leadership and equity like Google, PepsiCo., Chevron and Compass, to universities including Harvard and the Culinary Institute of America.