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Wema Hoover

Corporate Culture Curator, Executive Coach, and Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Expert

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Wema Hoover Biography

Wema Hoover is a Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader, Executive Coach & Culture Curator. Previously, she led global DEI efforts for Google, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Bristol-Myers Squibb to help inform and guide corporate leadership.

Throughout her career, Hoover has led teams of more than 85 people and developed multiple Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Councils to build internal capabilities related to belonging, unconscious bias, cultural competence, and global leadership.

As a DE&I thought leader, Hoover served as a member of the Coqual (Center for Talent Innovation) Hidden Brain Drain Task Force where she provided best practice D&I research working across global markets in China, India, and the US. In addition, Hoover is a National Member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and a sought-after speaker on DE&I topics for organizations including The Conference Board, Working Mother, and Diversity Best Practices.

Hoover is also an executive coach who holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and a Master’s-level Certificate in Organizational Change Management both from New School University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University and a certification as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

Speaking Topics
  • It's OK Not to be OK: Activating Inclusion to Drive Well-Being & Mental Health

    Keynote focused on understanding and addressing the impact the global pandemic has had on employee’s well being and mental health. This discussion highlights ways to integrate inclusion, equity and belonging to drive sustainable practices to support employee’s overall health and well-being.

  • Opening the Aperture: Building Diverse Talent Pipelines

    Keynote focused on proven strategies to attract, retain and develop diverse talent internally and externally to build future talent pipelines. This discussion highlights ways to create cultures of belonging for diverse talent to stay and thrive.

  • Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities: Harnessing the Black & BIPOC Women Advantage

    Keynote discussing practical ways for Black women to turn their perceived obstacles into valuable assets to become extraordinary professionals, leaders enabling them to thrive and succeed.

  • EQ & Inclusion: Unlocking the Value of Diversity to Address Racial Injustice

    Wema explains the critical link between emotional intelligence and inclusion. This discussion explores the practical ways to build EQ in leaders, activate inclusion and promote equity to address racial injustice and embed equitable practices in organizational culture. Wema also discusses unconscious bias: how to identify it, how to acknowledge it, how to overcome it and how to prevent it.

  • Athena Affect: Maximizing the Female Potential in Your Organization

    During this keynote presentation, Wema focuses on developing an organization’s capabilities to leverage the unique abilities, skills and leadership qualities of women through sponsorship, advocacy and intentional inclusion.

  • Reframing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; How Difference Can Make a Difference

    In this keynote session, Wema demonstrates how to harness diversity to unlock an organization’s skills and abilities through inclusive practices leading to increased employee engagement and collaboration, breakthrough thinking and enhanced innovation. Wema also discusses unconscious bias, how to create a culture of belonging, overcoming unconscious bias, cultural competence, and global leadership.

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  • How do I book Wema Hoover to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Wema Hoover for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Wema Hoover, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Wema Hoover or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Wema Hoover

    Speaking fees for Wema Hoover, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Wema Hoover are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Wema Hoover, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Wema Hoover speak about?

  • Where does Wema Hoover travel from?

    Wema Hoover generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Wema Hoover’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Wema Hoover for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wema Hoover for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Wema Hoover or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Corporate Culture Curator, Executive Coach, and Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Expert

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Wema Hoover Biography

Wema Hoover is a Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader, Executive Coach & Culture Curator. Previously, she led global DEI efforts for Google, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Bristol-Myers Squibb to help inform and guide corporate leadership.

Throughout her career, Hoover has led teams of more than 85 people and developed multiple Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Councils to build internal capabilities related to belonging, unconscious bias, cultural competence, and global leadership.

As a DE&I thought leader, Hoover served as a member of the Coqual (Center for Talent Innovation) Hidden Brain Drain Task Force where she provided best practice D&I research working across global markets in China, India, and the US. In addition, Hoover is a National Member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and a sought-after speaker on DE&I topics for organizations including The Conference Board, Working Mother, and Diversity Best Practices.

Hoover is also an executive coach who holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and a Master’s-level Certificate in Organizational Change Management both from New School University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University and a certification as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

Wema Hoover Speaking Topics

  • It's OK Not to be OK: Activating Inclusion to Drive Well-Being & Mental Health

    Keynote focused on understanding and addressing the impact the global pandemic has had on employee’s well being and mental health. This discussion highlights ways to integrate inclusion, equity and belonging to drive sustainable practices to support employee’s overall health and well-being.

  • Opening the Aperture: Building Diverse Talent Pipelines

    Keynote focused on proven strategies to attract, retain and develop diverse talent internally and externally to build future talent pipelines. This discussion highlights ways to create cultures of belonging for diverse talent to stay and thrive.

  • Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities: Harnessing the Black & BIPOC Women Advantage

    Keynote discussing practical ways for Black women to turn their perceived obstacles into valuable assets to become extraordinary professionals, leaders enabling them to thrive and succeed.

  • EQ & Inclusion: Unlocking the Value of Diversity to Address Racial Injustice

    Wema explains the critical link between emotional intelligence and inclusion. This discussion explores the practical ways to build EQ in leaders, activate inclusion and promote equity to address racial injustice and embed equitable practices in organizational culture. Wema also discusses unconscious bias: how to identify it, how to acknowledge it, how to overcome it and how to prevent it.

  • Athena Affect: Maximizing the Female Potential in Your Organization

    During this keynote presentation, Wema focuses on developing an organization’s capabilities to leverage the unique abilities, skills and leadership qualities of women through sponsorship, advocacy and intentional inclusion.

  • Reframing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; How Difference Can Make a Difference

    In this keynote session, Wema demonstrates how to harness diversity to unlock an organization’s skills and abilities through inclusive practices leading to increased employee engagement and collaboration, breakthrough thinking and enhanced innovation. Wema also discusses unconscious bias, how to create a culture of belonging, overcoming unconscious bias, cultural competence, and global leadership.

Wema Hoover Videos

  • It's Still a Pandemic Outside (w/ Wema Hoover) - YouTube
    Zach sits down with global DEI thought leader Wema Hoover to chat a bit about her career journey, reflect on the perspective of DEI today, ...
  • Wema Hoover tackles DEI and the importance of emotional ...
    Wema Hoover is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Thought Leader. In this episode, she discusses why increasing the emotional ...
  • Opal Group's Diversity, Equity & Inclusions Summit 2021 - The Road ...
    The Road to Equity: Systemic Embedding of Interventions and EquityPresented by: Wema Hoover / Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion ...

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FAQs on booking Wema Hoover

  • How do I book Wema Hoover to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Wema Hoover for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Wema Hoover, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Wema Hoover or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Wema Hoover

    Speaking fees for Wema Hoover, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Wema Hoover are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Wema Hoover, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Wema Hoover speak about?

  • Where does Wema Hoover travel from?

    Wema Hoover generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Wema Hoover’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Wema Hoover for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wema Hoover for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Wema Hoover or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Wema Hoover is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as It's OK Not to be OK: Activating Inclusion to Drive Well-Being & Mental Health, Opening the Aperture: Building Diverse Talent Pipelines, Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities: Harnessing the Black & BIPOC Women Advantage, EQ & Inclusion: Unlocking the Value of Diversity to Address Racial Injustice, Athena Affect: Maximizing the Female Potential in Your Organization and Reframing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; How Difference Can Make a Difference. The estimated speaking fee range to book Wema Hoover for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Wema Hoover generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cassandra Worthy, Amber Hikes, Lily Zheng, Claudia Chan and Y-Vonne Hutchinson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wema Hoover for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Wema Hoover Speaking Topics

  • It's OK Not to be OK: Activating Inclusion to Drive Well-Being & Mental Health

    Keynote focused on understanding and addressing the impact the global pandemic has had on employee’s well being and mental health. This discussion highlights ways to integrate inclusion, equity and belonging to drive sustainable practices to support employee’s overall health and well-being.

  • Opening the Aperture: Building Diverse Talent Pipelines

    Keynote focused on proven strategies to attract, retain and develop diverse talent internally and externally to build future talent pipelines. This discussion highlights ways to create cultures of belonging for diverse talent to stay and thrive.

  • Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities: Harnessing the Black & BIPOC Women Advantage

    Keynote discussing practical ways for Black women to turn their perceived obstacles into valuable assets to become extraordinary professionals, leaders enabling them to thrive and succeed.

  • EQ & Inclusion: Unlocking the Value of Diversity to Address Racial Injustice

    Wema explains the critical link between emotional intelligence and inclusion. This discussion explores the practical ways to build EQ in leaders, activate inclusion and promote equity to address racial injustice and embed equitable practices in organizational culture. Wema also discusses unconscious bias: how to identify it, how to acknowledge it, how to overcome it and how to prevent it.

  • Athena Affect: Maximizing the Female Potential in Your Organization

    During this keynote presentation, Wema focuses on developing an organization’s capabilities to leverage the unique abilities, skills and leadership qualities of women through sponsorship, advocacy and intentional inclusion.

  • Reframing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; How Difference Can Make a Difference

    In this keynote session, Wema demonstrates how to harness diversity to unlock an organization’s skills and abilities through inclusive practices leading to increased employee engagement and collaboration, breakthrough thinking and enhanced innovation. Wema also discusses unconscious bias, how to create a culture of belonging, overcoming unconscious bias, cultural competence, and global leadership.

Wema Hoover Speaker Videos

  • It's Still a Pandemic Outside (w/ Wema Hoover) - YouTube
    Zach sits down with global DEI thought leader Wema Hoover to chat a bit about her career journey, reflect on the perspective of DEI today, ...
    Wema Hoover tackles DEI and the importance of emotional ...
    Wema Hoover is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Thought Leader. In this episode, she discusses why increasing the emotional ...
  • Opal Group's Diversity, Equity & Inclusions Summit 2021 - The Road ...
    The Road to Equity: Systemic Embedding of Interventions and EquityPresented by: Wema Hoover / Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion ...
    WFGM19: hear from Wema Hoover, Global Head of Inclusion ...
    WFGM19: hear from Wema Hoover, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity. 371 views371 views. Dec 3, 2019. 0. Dislike. Save.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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