Dr. Randal Pinkett
Author, Global Speaker, and Media Personality – will be the 2023 National Executive Women’s Leadership Summit Special Keynote Speaker
The Women of Color Foundation is pleased to welcome Dr. Randal Pinkett as a Special Keynote Speaker for our 2nd Annual National Executive Women’s Leadership Summit. Dr. Pinkett is a nationally recognized speaker and author who has addressed audiences including corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, government officials, youth, and community leaders. In addition, he has appeared numerous times on networks such as MSNBC, CNN, and Fox Business News as an expert on topics ranging from business and politics to diversity and inclusion to technology and innovation.
As a sought-after and international keynote speaker on business, politics, technology and innovation, and a well-known advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Dr. Pinkett has been helping leaders around the globe identify and find solutions in the workforce, workplace, marketplace, and community. In addition to his speaking engagements, he has launched videos, webinars, learning series, and written several books.
A successful entrepreneur for over 20 years, Dr. Pinkett is founder of four previously successful companies and is currently Chairman, and CEO of his fifth venture, BCT Partners, along with his long-time friends and Co-Founders – Mr. Lawrence Hibbert, Mr. Dallas Grundy, and Dr. Jeffrey Robinson. Their mission is to harness the power of diversity, insights, and innovation to transform lives, accelerate equity, and create lasting change. Forbes has recognized BCT as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms, Ernst & Young as EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Manage HR Magazine named them a Top 10 Company for Diversity & Inclusion, CIO Techie as one of the Most Trusted Government Technology Firms, the Inc. 5000 list named them as one the fastest-growing private companies in America, and the Black Enterprise BE100s list identified them as one of the nation’s largest African American-owned businesses.
Dr. Pinkett was also the first and only African American to win the top honor on the hit reality television show, The Apprentice.
Dr Pinkett's latest book
Successful professionals know that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are essential to being competitive and being a leader in the global and diverse marketplace of the 21st century. Data-Driven DEI offers a practical and proven approach for professionals at all levels – individual contributors, supervisors, and executives – to fully leverage the power of data and transform themselves and their organizations to becoming more authentically diverse, equitable and inclusive.