Dr. Shirley Davis

President, SDS Global Enterprises

Dr. Davis, President of SDS Global Enterprises, is an accomplished corporate executive, Global Talent Management expert, an international speaker, and executive coach. She has worked in more than 12 countries, providing strategies and solutions for how to work, lead, and succeed in a global, virtual, diverse, and hyper-connected world.

She has over 20 years of business experience and has worked at Fortune 50 and 100 companies in various senior and executive leadership roles. Most recently from 2006-2014, she was the Global head of Diversity & Inclusion and Workplace Strategies for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership association with over 285,000 members worldwide. She has been featured and quoted on NBC’s The Today Show, NPR, in the Wall Street Journal, Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise Magazine, The Washington Post, HR Magazine, Diversity Woman Magazine and has been honored with numerous awards. She is the author of the new book: “Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life." She holds a Bachelor’s in Pre-Law; a Master’s in HR Management; and a Ph.D. in Business and Organization Management. She’s a former Miss District of Columbia, Mrs. Oklahoma, Ms. Virginia, and in 2000 won the national title of Ms. American United States.