Mallory Whitfield

Diversity & Inclusion Keynote Speaker
Towards Together

Mallory Whitfield is a diversity & inclusion keynote speaker who brings plenty of energy and fun to her role. Drawing on decades of experience on stage, she empowers audiences to rediscover their authentic voice, be more compassionate to themselves, and more inclusive of others. In July 2019, she produced the world premiere of her one-person show which offers a sequin-filled, entertaining perspective on how we can spread joy, hope, and allyship for a kinder, more inclusive world.

Mallory also has 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and in digital marketing & communications. As Director of Marketing at the New Orleans tech company LookFar, she spearheaded the expansion of the 3rd & 4th annual Ada Lovelace Awards, which honors women in technology from across the Gulf South region. She also curates and publishes LookFar’s Southern Startup Report, a twice-monthly newsletter covering the latest tech startup happenings in the American Southeast.

In 2016, she was honored to be included in Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists, and professionals in New Orleans. Stay in touch with her via Instagram: @mallory.whitfield

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