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Valeisha Butterfield-Jones

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at The Recording Academy

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at The Recording Academy

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Valeisha Butterfield-Jones Biography

Valeisha Butterfield Jones currently serves as the first Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of the Recording Academy and as the co-founder of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN). Her transformational leadership and ability to inspire professionals to achieve their dreams has been recognized by Forbes Magazine, Fast Company, Harper's Bazaar, Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, McDonald's 365 Awards and others

An award-winning activist, author, and executive, Valeisha formerly served in the Obama Administration as the Deputy Director of Public Affairs for the International Trade Administration, as the Executive Director of Rush Communications and as the National Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Alzheimer’s Association. Valeisha’s career started at HBO Sports and has spanned two decades with proven community impact at the intersection of technology, politics, and entertainment.

Valeisha has been recognized by Forbes, Elle’s Top 10 Women to Watch, Essence’s Top 40 under 40, Harper's Bazaar, Ebony’s Power 100 (2x), TheRoot100 (2x), Glamour, and others. She hosts the podcast Off the Record with Valeisha and wrote the highly-acclaimed book The Girlprint, a career mentorship guide for young women. A graduate of Clark Atlanta University, a North Carolina native and a loving wife and mom, Valeisha now calls California home.

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Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 04/03/2024.

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones Videos

  • Valeisha's Desk Ep.8: When To Pivot
    Valeisha discusses the importance of knowing when to pivot in your career.

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  • What topics does Valeisha Butterfield-Jones speak about?

    Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Black History, Business, Business Leaders, Culture, Diversity, Empowerment, Influential Women, Innovation, Leadership, Motivational, Personal Growth, Virtual Speakers, Women, Women In Leadership.
  • Where does Valeisha Butterfield-Jones travel from?

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Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Valeisha Butterfield-Jones for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Valeisha Butterfield-Jones generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Arlan Hamilton, Cynthia Marshall, Carla Harris, Dr. Johné Battle and Stacy Brown-Philpot. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Valeisha Butterfield-Jones for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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