Risha Grant
RISHA GRANT
Top Diversity and Inclusion Speaker
TRAVELS FROM:
Oklahoma
SPEAKER FEE:

$7,501 - $10,000

Speaker fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.

"We recently had Risha speak at our annual Women’s Leadership Forum and she was phenomenal! She kept attendees engaged, challenging others to confront their own biases while also sharing her own raw and personal experience and biases. She was authentic in every aspect of the word and a true pleasure to work with!"

Senior Education Manager

"Risha Grant is a dynamic and very effective speaker. Her ability to demonstrate the value of Diversity & Inclusion, while providing individuals the opportunity to recognize and examine their own personal beliefs and behaviors, allows her message to truly resonate and live beyond her presentation."

Global Corporate Relations Manager

"Risha knocked it out of the park at our industry conference. She brought a ton of energy to the presentation and she got everyone in the room to come face to face with their own bias, which was amazing to watch. There wasn’t a person in the room staring at their phones. That told me she got their attention and they were really thinking about what she was saying. I highly recommend Risha and her message for any business or industry dealing with bias and needing more diversity."

Senior Vice President

"She spoke to over 90 attendees for 10 different Samsung Companies across the USA and Canada. She was inspiring, funny and brutally honest. I really appreciated her ability to tell a story, willingness to share her personal experiences and insight. She was professional and personable."

Senior Manager
ABOUT RISHA GRANT

Motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha’s personal mission to expose the value of Diversity & Inclusion while shining a light on the economic impact it creates. From her race, gender and lifestyle choices, to growing a small business and tackling economic issues, every area of her life intersects diversity.

Founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm, as well as an edgy, educational and motivational speaker, author Risha Grant is an internationally renowned diversity, inclusion and bias expert. She covers these topics as NBC KJRH’s community correspondent and host of the Risha Talks series. Through her Tulsa World column, Risha Talks and as a contributor to Black Enterprise Magazine, she has motivated and educated numerous corporations, associations, and universities. In her book, That’s BS! How Bias Synapse Disrupts Inclusive Cultures and the Power to Attract Diverse Markets and her corresponding “BS” Video Series, Risha has led audiences to new places of respect and understanding. These audiences have included Discover Card Financial Services, Samsung Electronics America, Cox Communications, Wells Fargo, USAA Diversified Financial Group, Boy Scouts of America, U.S. Airforce, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, University of Oklahoma and Roger Williams University, to name a few.

She has been featured in Forbes, The Financial Times, Off Script, Bloomberg Media, Black Enterprise, Engage Magazine, Radioactive Radio, Take the Lead Radio, The Dream Catcher podcast, Money for Life podcast, DJC Oregon Newspaper, The Kansas City Star, WUSA-TV, KVUE-TV, KTLU-TV, WURD Radio, among other local and national media. Risha has also been awarded numerous honors such as being named a 2019 Top 100 HR Influencer by Engagedly, a 2018 Inclusive Leadership Award Winner and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017.

Through her interactive keynotes and deep-dive training sessions, Risha teaches and empowers attendees with D&I tools to increase their bottom line and permission to get rid of their BS.

RISHA GRANT PROGRAMS & TOPICS

Permission: Granted To Get Rid of Your BS

Whether implicit or conscious, bias is the number one threat to humanity and any company’s success. If your company’s goal is to create cohesiveness within your organization, increase revenue, be innovative and/or elevate your reputation-the bias in your workforce and community is a roadblock. You know the problem. Permission: Granted is your answer.

Throughout this session, Risha allows attendees to express their biases, while giving them easily applicable tools to get over them, however screwed up they may be. Although diversity can often be an uncomfortable topic, Risha’s approach helps attendees to understand the concept, without feeling bored or judged.

Attendees will leave this keynote understanding:

  • An understanding of Diversity & Inclusion
  • A thorough awareness of biases
  • A realization of how biases originated
  • A recognition of the symptoms and results of bias
  • Tools to address bias internally and externally
  • Tips to navigate bias in the workplace

Permission: Granted To Build an Inclusive Culture

Building an inclusive culture is imperative to business success. Learn the keys to creating a culture that welcomes all employees, boosts retention and productivity. During this talk, Risha shares applicable tips and strategies to take your company’s culture to the next level.

Attendees will leave this keynote understanding:

  • Keys to attract and retain top diverse talent
  • Strategies to showcase how an inclusive culture provides a competitive advantage
  • Stuff she thinks is important (that you should write down) as you establish your inclusive culture

Permission: Granted To Attract Diverse Markets

Companies need to know how to get diverse customers to buy their products and services. Why? Because business sustainability, competitive advantage, a constantly changing economy and trillions in buying power. During this session, Risha will share with attendees the keys to effectively engage various diverse groups and provide them with tips to increase their bottom line.

Attendees will leave this keynote understanding:

  • Create a successful diversity communications plan of action
  • Communicate to diverse audiences
  • Market to diverse groups vs. mainstream audiences

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RISHA GRANT BOOKS
RISHA GRANT
Top Diversity and Inclusion Speaker
Risha Grant
TRAVELS FROM:
Oklahoma
SPEAKER FEE:

$7,501 - $10,000

Speaker fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
"We recently had Risha speak at our annual Women’s Leadership Forum and she was phenomenal! She kept attendees engaged, challenging others to confront their own biases while also sharing her own raw and personal experience and biases. She was authentic in every aspect of the word and a true pleasure to work with!"
Senior Education Manager

IAEE

"Risha Grant is a dynamic and very effective speaker. Her ability to demonstrate the value of Diversity & Inclusion, while providing individuals the opportunity to recognize and examine their own personal beliefs and behaviors, allows her message to truly resonate and live beyond her presentation."
Global Corporate Relations Manager

Columbia Sportswear Company

"Risha knocked it out of the park at our industry conference. She brought a ton of energy to the presentation and she got everyone in the room to come face to face with their own bias, which was amazing to watch. There wasn’t a person in the room staring at their phones. That told me she got their attention and they were really thinking about what she was saying. I highly recommend Risha and her message for any business or industry dealing with bias and needing more diversity."
Senior Vice President

Bike Specialty

"She spoke to over 90 attendees for 10 different Samsung Companies across the USA and Canada. She was inspiring, funny and brutally honest. I really appreciated her ability to tell a story, willingness to share her personal experiences and insight. She was professional and personable."
Senior Manager

Samsung, North America

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RISHA GRANT PROGRAMS & TOPICS
Permission: Granted To Get Rid of Your BS
Whether implicit or conscious, bias is the number one threat to humanity and any company’s success. If your company’s goal is to create cohesiveness within your organization, increase revenue, be innovative and/or elevate your reputation-the bias in your workforce and community is a roadblock. You know the problem. Permission: Granted is your answer.
Permission: Granted To Build an Inclusive Culture
Building an inclusive culture is imperative to business success. Learn the keys to creating a culture that welcomes all employees, boosts retention and productivity. During this talk, Risha shares applicable tips and strategies to take your company’s culture to the next level.
Permission: Granted To Attract Diverse Markets
Companies need to know how to get diverse customers to buy their products and services. Why? Because business sustainability, competitive advantage, a constantly changing economy and trillions in buying power. During this session, Risha will share with attendees the keys to effectively engage various diverse groups and provide them with tips to increase their bottom line.
RISHA GRANT BOOKS

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