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About the Author
Vernā Myers is an inclusion strategist, cultural innovator, Harvard-trained lawyer, and author.
A popular social commentator, Vernā speaks at conferences and events around the globe and helps Fortune 500 companies, BigLaw firms, entertainment production companies, Wall Street, and other powerhouse clients succeed by building more inclusive workplaces.
Vernā is the author of Moving Diversity Forward: How to Go From Well-Meaning to Well-Doing and What If I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People. Her inspiring TED talk, "How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them," has reached over 2 millionviews across multiple platforms, and teaches people how to counter bias to create a more just world. Vernā has also written for Refinery 29 and The Huffington Post and been cited in The Atlantic, Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, and TED NPR Radio.
For the last two decades, The Vernā Myers Company has helped organizations eradicate barriers based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other differences with the aim of establishing a new, more productive and just status quo. As Vernā puts it, "Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance." ™