Derek Greenfield PhD, EdD

Speaker, Educator, Author, Greenfield & Associates

Dr. Derek Greenfield is a nationally recognized thought leader, speaker, and activist committed to inclusive excellence and positive change with 30 years of experience as a difference maker. His powerful workshops and keynote presentations have inspired audiences from Texas to Tonga, with clients including CBS Sports, Visa, Progress Energy, MIT, Princeton University, and the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Dr. G's work has also featured in media outlets such as ESPN, HuffPost Live, Hot97 Radio, Sports Illustrated, Seattle Times, Insight Into Diversity, and Following his career as an award-winning college professor and youth worker, he most recently served as Vice President for Student Engagement and Campus Life as well as Chief Diversity Officer at Kentucky State University. A widely published scholar, he stands as co-editor of the book Exploring Issues of Diversity Within HBCUs. Dr. G earned two doctoral degrees -- a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Washington and an EdD from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa.