Greg DeShields, CDE, CHE
Diversity Equity Inclusion, Tourism, and Hospitality in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Qualified Tourism Professional and Academic Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) proficient in developing and implementing plans, strategies, and initiatives to raise destinations' image for diverse 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, Microaggressions and Social Stereotypes
Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategies
Engaging Multicultural Audiences
Contributing Freelance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion writer for Meetings Today.
Awards and Honors: 2022 Camden County Board of Commissioners Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal, 2022 PhocusWire Movers and Shakers, 2021 Event Industry Council: Social Impact Award”, 2021 Philadelphia Tribune Most Influential African American Leaders, 2020 Skål USA Chapter of the Year, 2020 Meetings Today Trendsetter, 2020 Funtime Magazine, Philadelphia Icon Award