Lisa Kepinski

Lisa Kepinski

Is the founder of Inclusion Institute

Lisa has more than 20 years of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) experience as a senior executive with AXA, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard. She is the founder of the INCLUSION INSTITUTE, focused on D&I research, consultancy, training and coaching. Her special expertise in organisational development integrated with I&D make her a unique resource for change at all levels, from the individual to the systems level. Lisa integrates new approaches from areas outside of I&D, and works with organisations to set strategy, apply innovative approaches, and deliver upon pragmatic actions to achieve results.

Lisa has been on the advisory boards of Catalyst Europe and W.I.N., she was a founding member of a European-based Global D&I Network, and for two years a faculty member of the Conference Board’s “D&I Academy” teaching new I&D leaders. Additionally, Lisa coaches new I&D practitioners. She co-teaches a course on OD Skills for Change Agents. She is a frequent speaker on I&D topics such as Inclusion Nudges, Bias, Gender Inclusion, and I&D Strategy.

Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology and a Master’s in Linguistics, with a specialization on gender communications. She has lived in five countries and travelled extensively. Born and educated in the U.S., Lisa has worked in Europe for more than 10 years. She lives permanently in Germany with her husband and their two daughters who are all originally from Poland.

Tinna C. Nielsen

Tinna C. Nielsen

Is the founder of Move The Elephant For Inclusiveness

Tinna is an anthropologist and behavioural economist by heart and profession. 2010-15 she worked as Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Collaboration for Arla Foods, one of the World’s largest dairy cooperatives. Previous to this, she worked for the Danish Institute for Human Rights. For the past 14 years, her passion has been to promote behavioural, cultural and systemic changes for inclusiveness. For this purpose she founded the non-profit organisation MOVE THE ELEPHANT FOR INCLUSIVENESS in 2013 with a socio-economic purpose.

She has extensive experience in leadership development at all levels and in all functions, design and facilitation of interactive training, and experiental learning, along with team, cultural and organisational development focusing on innovation, performance and change. In every aspect of organisational and people development, Tinna focuses on mitigating unconscious bias and designing Inclusion Nudges, and empowering others to do the same.

Tinna has been honoured by the World Economic Forum as Young Global Leader 2015. She will be an active member of the YGL community for 6 years contributing to solutions that improve the state of the World. She is also a fellow at the RSA, Royal Society of Arts, a former member of the executive committee of Diversity in Business Council and a faculty member of the “D&I Academy” at The Conference Board. She is a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator in many different domains such as the United Nations, The International Committee of the Red Cross, public schools and private and public organisations. She lives in Denmark with her family of five and has lived in France and the U.S.