Leading Black Women with Disabilities with Zakiya Mabery
Today’s featured guest is Zakiya Mabery, Founder and CEO of B. Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning. Mai Ling chats with Zakiya about the issues that are precisely what her organization specializes in; diversity and inclusion. She also talks about how vital networking has been to her career and the challenges she faces living with multiple disabilities herself. Listen in for this story of perseverance from this inspiring businesswoman and author.
Contact Mai Ling: MLC at mailingchan.com
Contact Martyn: Martyn at martynsibley.com
Zakiya Mabery has over 15 years experience in Human Capital Management; quite passionate about diversity, equality and inclusion. Founder of B Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning LLC and co-author of “The Humans Behind The Resources.” Additionally, Zakiya has written a book solo called, “The Complete Guide to: Diversity, Inclusion in the Age of COVID-19 First Edition,” which will be available this fall.
Zakiya realizes there are other Black women with disabilities who look like herself who have ‘tried’ to assimilate for various reasons. This is why she is dedicated to education for inclusive leaders with a focus on intersectionality.
Zakiya Mabery was featured on Great Day Washington (CBS) and Good Morning Washington (ABC). Has presented for small and large organizations such as the Department of Defense, University of Minnesota, The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED), DisabilityIn, and The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) in the U.S. Department of Labor to name a few.