In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy is joined by Maureen Greene James for a discussion about using your voice and your power to advocate for yourself.
(Recorded on February 12, 2021)
Maureen Greene James serves as FTI Consulting’s Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Ms. Greene James leads the firm’s efforts to attract, retain and develop diverse talent and maintain an inclusive culture. She plays a pivotal role in creating and leading the diversity, inclusion and belonging strategy in partnership with the firm’s Executive Committee and segment leadership globally.
Ms. Greene James joined FTI Consulting from Cognizant, where she was North America Leader of Inclusion and Leadership Development. She was responsible for creating the company’s diversity and inclusion vision and strategy while strengthening its commitment to attract, hire and retain diverse talent. Ms. Greene James partnered with business leaders globally on the design, delivery, and implementation of development experiences for senior-level employees, with a key focus on gender diversity. During her tenure at Cognizant, the company earned recognition on Forbes lists of “Best Employers for Women” and “America’s Best Employers for Diversity”.
Prior to Cognizant, Ms. Greene James spent her career in various people leadership roles with American International Group, Washington Mutual (now JPMorganChase) and PricewaterhouseCoopers. At PwC, Ms. Greene James held several people leadership roles, to include U.S. Talent Strategy Leader, Market Human Resources Leader, and National Human Capital Leader for the firm’s finance business unit.
As founder and President of MGJ Speaks!, Maureen speaks at national conferences and universities on diversity, inclusion and belonging, career development, culture and engagement and professional leadership brand. Maureen has been recognized for her professional accomplishments in Black Enterprise magazine and is the recipient of the “Most Powerful and Influential Woman” Award for the state of Florida by the National Diversity Council. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and a lifetime member of the NAAAHR where she also held a national board seat as SVP of Branding & Communications.
Maureen holds a BS from Syracuse University, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, the Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional certification. Originally from New York, Maureen resides in the Tampa Bay area, although she vows to be a New Yorker for life! She is an avid lover of fabulous shoes who enjoys family time, fitness, traveling, writing, reading, quote-collecting, a good laugh and any vacation that involves warm weather and a beach.
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