Hattie Hill is a senior executive and transformational leader with more than 30 years’ experience in diversity and inclusion strategy, board governance, profit and loss management, and risk mitigation for multinational industries. She is president and CEO of the T.D. Jakes Foundation, which provides the skills, education, and training to lift communities, increase diversity and inclusion, improve gender equity, and power the modern global economy through science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) jobs.

Hill also is a celebrated author and speaker who has been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine; USA Today; and The Wall Street Journal. She has been recognized as one of Forbes’ Top Texas Women in Business and appeared on National Restaurant News’ 2018 Power List.