Greg DeShields, CDE, CHE

Diversity Equity Inclusion, Tourism, and Hospitality in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Greg DeShields, CDE, CHE

Diversity Equity Inclusion, Tourism, and Hospitality in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Qualified Tourism/Hospitality and Academic Professional Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) proficient developing and implementing plans, strategies and initiatives specifically designed to raise destinations image for diverse multicultural travel.

Experienced Certified Diversity Executive (CDE), with demonstrated cultural competence. Prepared to strategically position an organization to remove systemic barriers to inclusion, lead culture change, and transform the brand.

Frequent presenter portfolio of presentations:

· Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions

· Unconscious Bias and Social Stereotypes

· Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategies

· Managing Diversity

· Engaging Multicultural Audiences

Contributing Freelance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion writer for Meetings Today a national premier meeting planner resource.

October 2020 Meetings Today Magazine

How Associations Can Foster Diversity and Inclusion

September 2020 Meetings Today Magazine

Why Learning Your DEI Certifications Can Promote Supplier Diversity

August 2020 Generocity Philadelphia Social Impact News

Black Philanthropy and the Divine Nine

July 2020 Meetings Today Magazine

How to Recruit Underrepresented Professionals the Next Generation of Leaders

June 2020 Meetings Today Magazine

Critical Value of Diversity and Inclusion

April 2020 Philadelphia Gay News

We’re here, we’re queer, we count in the 2020 Census!

April 2019 Philly Ad News

Minimizing Unconscious Bias with Deliberate Diversity & Inclusion Strategies,

Awards and Honors: 2020Philadelphia Tribune Most Influential African American Leaders, 2020 MeetingsToday Trendsetter(Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Education),2020 Funtime Magazine, Philadelphia Icon Award

  • Work
    • Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Education
    • Johnson & Wales University
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