Shirley Davis

CEO, leadership coach, global workforce expert


Davis, who has a Ph.D. in business and organization management, is president and CEO of SDS Global Enterprises, which specializes in such areas as talent management, diversity and inclusion, and personal and professional reinvention. She has written several books including The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You’re Over-Performing and Undervalued.

Who do we hire? Who don’t we hire? … Who do we sit down at lunch with? … I want you to think about who are your go-to people inside of your organizations. More than likely you’re hanging around, and giving better ratings, and hiring more people who are just like you.”

Shirley Davis
LOCATION: Tampa Bay
TOPICS: Diversity, inclusion, leadership, workforce transformation HR strategy development, talent management, organization transformation, diversity & inclusion, implicit bias, leadership coaching, and personal and professional reinvention

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