YWCA Tampa Bay

YWCA Tampa Bay | Evident Impact

Five generations working side by side.

More diversity at work than ever before.

Things can get awkward.

We'll help you turn awkward into opportunity.

Evident Impact

An evening of real dialogue, action planning and networking where we'll crowdsource best practices for leveraging intergenerational diversity to create high performing teams.

Hosted & sponsored by Nielsen



Angela Talton, Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen, joins special guest line-up for Evident Impact!

Angela L. Talton is the Chief Diversity Officer for Nielsen. Appointed to this role in November, 2015, she is responsible for Nielsen's global strategy for diversity and inclusion initiatives internally and strategic community alliances and brand awareness externally. Prior to this role, Angela was Nielsen's Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion.

During her tenure in this role, Nielsen progressively improved its ranking to become one of the top companies for diversity and inclusion on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies list, Diversity MBA's Best Companies for Diversity and Inclusion and in achieving a 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Quality Index.
Angela was elected Executive Committee Chair to The Conference Board's Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives in March, 2015 having served as Vice Chair in 2014. In 2015, she received the Diversity Woman's "Stars who mean Business" Rising Star Award.

Angela has over 17 years operations, three years diversity & inclusion, two years IT, and six years financial reporting experience. She holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Angela is a native of Greensboro, NC.

Angela will be joined at Evident Impact by local leaders sharing their perspectives on opportunities for excellence in today's inter-generational workplaces:

Laila Abdelaziz
Legislative & Government Affairs Director, CAIR Florida
Brittany Harris
Diversity Manager, Bright House Networks
Ernest Hooper
East Hillsborough Bureau Chief & Columnist, Tampa Bay Times
Cal Jackson
Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Tech Data Corporation
Brett Johnston 
Regional Sales Manager, Tech Data Corporation
Mark Puskarich
Tampa Development Officer & Corporate Gifts Manager, Equality Florida
Bemetra Simmons
HIllsborough Market President, BB&T
Jennifer Tracy
Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Diversity, Bright House Networks