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Dec 4, 2019

Deanna Bass is the Executive Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Procter & Gamble. She is a speaker, writer, advocate and diversity champion with more than 25 years of experience as a human resources executive. She is a chief architect of P&G’s Global Gender Equality strategy and co-creator of the “Women at Work: Myth vs Reality” campaign which launched in Davos in 2018. As part of her work in gender equality, Deanna sponsored a multi-year partnership with Catalyst, Inc bringing their Men Advocating Real Change initiative into the portfolio of P&G’s leadership development curriculum. She also authored P&G’s Equality Based Policy initiative which focused on global paid parental leave, pay equality, expanded flexibility, and disability inclusion. 
 
Deanna has extensive experience in Organization Design, Organization Transition & Transformation, Strategic HR Partnerships, Talent Management, Executive Coaching, and Change Management & Divestitures on behalf of multi-billion dollar brands.
 
Deanna was the past Vice President of Hope Springs Institute Board of Directors and currently sits on the Board of All In Together, a collaboration-driven campaign to empower and inspire American Women to drive meaningful change in their communities. She also serves on Working Mother’s Multicultural Women and Work Beyond Summit Advisory Board. She is the recipient of the 2018 Ted Childs Life Work Excellence Award for her work in advancing culture, dependent care, flexible work, and parental leave policies. 
 
A Midwest native, Deanna has lived and worked across the U.S. and the globe. She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.