Simone E. Morris

Dynamic, engaging & inspirational speaker making diversity, equity & inclusion topics easy to understand so audience feels motivated for action

Simone Morris is a thought leader in diversity and inclusion, and a professional speaker specializing in directing organizations to create truly inclusive workplaces.

Her primary speaking topics include:
1. Inclusive Leadership - How leaders create welcoming workspaces that empower employees to thrive and contribute their best output.
2. Career Advancement - How to empower talent to take control of their careers in the workplace.

Simone is passionate about inspiring audiences to action learnings from interactions. As such, she works diligently with event planners to ensure satisfaction in planning, executing and delivery for speaking engagements.

Simone is easy to work with and focuses on delivery solutions that make planners proud and pleased.

Examples of Client feedback from speaking engagements are listed below:

Simone Morris conducted a Power of Owning Your Career workshop with our ERGs. By far, was the best career workshop that we ever had at our organization. Simone was engaging, candid, super knowledgeable and made the attendees feel so relaxed throughout the discussion. She has a real passion for what she does and it comes through in her workshops. I had several attendees send me positive notes after the session and we are looking to engage Simone on future workshops for our organization. - Tracy Lashley, Global HR Leader, Heineken North America

Simone was an excellent facilitator to our team! She created a space that was safe for sharing and encouraged authentic conversation- we had more team members openly discuss challenges they face than we have ever had in previous sessions on DEIB. - Demi Bohr, Together Credit Union

Simone facilitated a Women’s Leadership Center workshop on goal setting and action planning. Not only did she deliver useful content, she made everyone in the room feel comfortable, which made for a very engaging session! - Lauren McNally, Head, AMA Women's Leadership Center

Simone has a background that includes over two decades in Corporate America spanning information technology, commercial strategy and human resources. She has been recognized for her exceptional leadership skills and holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut. She is also an adjunct faculty member for NYU Wagner. Her key strengths include strategy, leadership, training and project management.

Simone’s thought leadership can be found on various platforms (Forbes, Entrepreneur, Glassdoor, Leadercast, Smart-Recruiters, Social-hire, and BambooHR) and she is also the author of The Power of Owning Your Career: Winning Strategies, Tools and Tips for Creating Your Desired Career and Achievement Unlocked: Strategies to Set Goals and Manifest Them.

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