Wade Davis

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Wade Davis

WADE DAVIS is a feminist, educator and former NFL player, and an advisor on gender, race, and orientation equality. He is currently the VP of inclusion for product at Netflix. Davis was the NFL’s first LGBT inclusion consultant, where he worked at the intersection of sexism, racism, and homophobia to build inclusive leadership strategies and engagement initiatives. Prior to joining Netflix, he consulted for Google, P&G, Viacom, and Bacardi. Davis is a board member of the Ms. Foundation for Women, as well as a United Nations Women Global Impact Champion, a founding member of VICE’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. He is also on the boards of Sparks + Honey and the MAD Foundation, Chef Rene Redzepi’s global food sustainability initiative focused on the future of food. Recently, Davis was named a Global Champion for Girl Up, a program of the United Nations Foundation. In 2018 he built a Men’s Gender Equality Development leadership program that launched with the United Nations. He is currently a strategic partner to both the MeToo Movement and Times Up.  A former national surrogate for President Obama, Wade has been an adjunct professor at both NYU and Rutgers. Davis graduated from Weber State University and also received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University. @wade_davis28

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