Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is a Full Professor and Director of The Ann and John Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. Her research focused on the intersection of leadership and diversity and she works with the best companies to implement evidence-based practices to develop inclusive leaders across organizations.
She has received $3.8 million in external grant funding and presented her work at over 170 meetings around the world including the White House for a 2016 summit on diversity in corporate America. Media outlets featuring Stefanie’s work include: The Economist, Newsweek, Time, and Wall Street Journal. She has appeared on Fox, ABC, NBC, and CNN.
Dr. Johnson was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the top 30 thought leaders in management for 2020 and named as the “authoritative voice on inclusivity and diversity.” The book was released by Harper Collins in June and is a Wall Street Journal National Bestseller and Wall Street Journal’s Book of the Month for September. Forbes, Business Insider, HRPS and SHRM listed INCLUSIFY as a must read for leaders.
“In INCLUSIFY, Stefanie Johnson takes the conversation beyond diversity, moving us closer to real inclusion and equality. Her positive spin on what we can achieve by working together will change the workplace.”Billie Jean King. Founder, Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative