The fight for global gender equality is far from over. But as individuals, we have the power to make a difference. By advocating for policies that promote gender equality, addressing workplace discrimination, challenging gender stereotypes, promoting access to education and healthcare, supporting women-owned businesses, and amplifying women’s voices, we can work towards creating a world where every woman has an equal opportunity to thrive. And by listening to the thought leaders listed below, we can gain valuable insights and perspectives on how to achieve this goal. 

Here is our list of Top Female Voices on DEI and workplace equity: 

Sallie Krawcheck

Former Wall Street executive and founder of Ellevest, an investing platform designed to help women begin investing.  

Shelley Zalis

CEO of The Female Quotient and founder of the Girls’ Lounge, a global community that empowers women in business. 

Nilofer Merchant

A business strategist and author who writes about the importance of inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. 

Michelle King

Netflix director of inclusion and former Head of The Global Innovation Coalition for Change at UN Women, author of the book “The Fix,” which offers practical solutions for achieving gender equality.  

Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology and engineering. In 2020, she also founded Moms First, an organization dedicated to helping moms obtain child care, paid leave, and equal pay.  

Ruchika Tulshyan

Ruchika is the founder of the global inclusion strategy firm Candour and author of multiple books including “Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work,” andThe Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality In The Workplace.”. She has written countless articles, and is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and the New York Times. You can join over 200,000 learners on her first LinkedIn Learning course Moving DEI from Intention to Impact.”   

Angela Roseboro

Chief Diversity Officer at Riot Games, a video game developer, and publisher, who advocates for diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. 

Shelli Witt, Producer