RAVEN SOLOMON is a global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion thought leader and nationally recognized keynote speaker who helps organizations get future-ready by understanding generations, racial equity, and their intersection. Raven’s mission is simple– to solve racial inequity by breaking down generational, racial, and other systemic barriers in the workplace, replacing them with empathy and synergy that fosters productive working relationships, drives business results, and prepares organizations to compete in the not-so-distant future.
She is the CEO of Raven Solomon Enterprises, Inc.—a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm on a mission to make spaces more inclusive through DEI transformation led by data, strategy, and integrated education—and the author of the 2019 release “Leading Your Parents: 25 Rules to Effective Multigenerational Leadership for Millennials and Gen Z.” In it, she shares leadership principles and practical advice for young professionals seeking to transition into leadership positions in today’s diverse workplace.
As the creator behind The Generational View Podcast—a podcast dedicated to cross-generational dialogue—and LinkedIn audio live series entitled The DEI ER—a weekly community gathering of DEI professionals and enthusiasts alike— Raven has helped and influenced hundreds of thousands, from podiums and microphones around the world, close the gaps inside of dozens of industry-leading companies, and create sustainable change towards inclusion. A dynamic speaker, leader, and community builder, Raven Solomon is reshaping and cultivating what professional development can look like for all striving to create systems of inclusion, from DEI professionals to individual contributors to executive leaders alike.
As the valedictorian of her college graduating class and one of the youngest-ever executives in the Fortune 50 company with which she spent nearly a decade, Raven has consistently shown that her approach to leading and influencing people yields results. With an unquenchable passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, her executive leadership background, and years of experience as a DEI thought leader, Raven Solomon is sure to revitalize, or even ignite, a desire for DEI within you and your teams