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DeAnnah Stinson Reese- Companies

DeAnnah Stinson Reese is an award nominated, certified global DEI strategist and career coach. Her book "Thriving and Black, The Playbook" has helped thousands of black professionals to:

1) effectively articulate the value they bring to their roles,

2) navigate predominately white spaces to grow their careers

3) secure higher paying roles and increase their earning potential.


DeAnnah has spoken on global platforms as a featured speaker through entities such as Women In Tech, NASPA, NSN, and Texas Diversity Summit. Audiences are captivated by her raw personable approach, relatable experiences, and thought-provoking takeaways. Audience members consistently report that they leave keynotes and workshops facilitated by DeAnnah feeling “energized, empowered, and challenged”.


From in-person events to virtual engagements, DeAnnah has helped business leaders, DEI professionals, and careerists to gain the education, tools, and strategies needed to further their goals and make an impact in the work they do. DeAnnah also partners with domestic violence focused organizations and women's shelters across Houston, TX and Chicago, IL to help women looking to re-enter the workforce and start a new chapter in their lives.


DeAnnah Stinson Reese

speaking topics

DEI Strategies That Provoke Action 

Career Advancement for Black and Brown Professionals

Monetizing Your Expertise as a Service Provider Through Entrepreneurship

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