Diversity, Equity
& Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Tourism Diversity Matters’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Knowledge provides fundamental DEI training for organizations and individuals who want to implement real workplace changes.

Understanding of core DEI concepts including but not limited to diversity, inclusion, equity, systemic racism, power, privilege, intersectionality, etc.

Basic awareness of how DEI manifests within an organizational context (processes/ culture)

Empowerment to recognize, discuss and problem-solve for DEI issues in an organization

DEI Presentations:


Diversity Month Roundtable

Throughout the month of April Tourism Diversity Matters celebrated Diversity Month where we featured the impactful Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) undertakings by our prominent Board of Directors and their organizations. Concluding an enlightening month, TDM presented a stimulating discussion about the state ‎of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with our Board members, and tackle why the tourism and meetings industries have underperformed to achieve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion success.


  • Valerie Gavin, Vice President, Hotel Sales & Marketing, Accor Hotels & TDM, Board Member



  • Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO, Destination DC & TDM, Chairman
  • Dr. Brandi Baldwin, CEO, Millennial Ventures Holdings & TDM, Board Member
  • Michelle Mason, President & CEO, Association Forum & TDM, Board Member