Get to Know Shirley Davis, SHRM's Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion & Workplace Flex

Shirley Davis has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources, Organizational & Leadership Development and Diversity Management. Shirley has worked at major Fortune 500 and 100 companies such as Constellation Energy, Capital One, Circuit City, and Bank of America and has led such functions as Training & Education, Leadership Development, Performance Management, Recruiting, Change Management, Strategic Planning and Global Diversity. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Law, a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, and a Ph.D. in Business and Organization Management. 

Dr. Davis is currently Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion and Workplace Flexibility at SHRM. She travels across the country and internationally delivering keynotes, facilitated workshops, coaching business executives, HR and Diversity professionals, government and military leaders, and academicians on the critical challenges and complexities associated with leading diversity in a global workforce and marketplace. In 2008, she was named a Front Runner in Diversityby Profiles in Diversity Journal and in 2011 was named one of the Top 100 Corporate Executives in Americaby Uptown Professional (Feb issue) and a “Woman Worth Watching”by Profiles in Diversity Journal (Sept/Oct 2011 issue).