Full Name
Amira Barger
Job Title
Executive Vice President, Head of DEI Advisory
Company
Edelman
Speaker Bio
Amira K.S. Barger, MBA, CVA, CFRE is a strategic communications & marketing counselor working at the nexus of health equity, DEI, and employee engagement to aid organizations in addressing society’s most pressing public issues. She is a multi-award-winning Executive Vice President at a global consulting firm, providing senior Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), and Communications counsel. She is a scholar-practitioner and thought leader who brings strategic communications experience that reaches stakeholders, mobilizes the community, and inspires action. She is a marketing, communications, and change management professor at California State University East Bay. She is a data-informed organizational architect who leverages design thinking to advance DEI and solve complex challenges. Amira contributes writing on Black women in the workplace, Black motherhood, and actionable steps both individuals and institutions can take to advance Black liberation. In her spare time, Amira and her family collect stamps in the National Park Service Passport Cancellation Book. They plan to visit all 417 national parks in the U.S. #RoadTripWarriors. She lives in Benicia, CA, with Jonathan, her life partner of 20+ years, their daughter Audrey, and two furry sons, Bucky and Potato.
Amira Barger

Presenting at the following session(s):

Why DEI Roles in HR May Limit Transformative Change