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Jackie Ferguson

Jackie Ferguson is co-founder and vice president of content and programming at The Diversity Movement. A member of the 2023 Inc. Female Founders 200 list, she wrote the bestselling The Inclusive Language Handbook: A Guide to Better Communication and Transformational Leadership. Ferguson hosts “Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox” a podcast recently cited among the top 5% downloaded globally.



The Inclusive Language Handbook provides practical, real-world tips and industry-specific insights that will help you use more effective, inclusive language and foster a diverse and inclusive culture. 

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A weekly podcast providing a platform for trailblazers, business leaders, game-changers, and glass-ceiling breakers to share their inspiring stories, lessons learned, and insights on business, inclusion, and personal development. 


Jackie is a keynote speaker known for her empathy-first approach on diversity and belonging topics including race, inclusive language, bias, inclusive leadership, and privilege for organizations across the country.

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