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Carole Copeland Thomas

​Expert Area: Diversity, Multicultural & Cross-Cultural Strategies

As an award-winning speaker, trainer and global thought leader since 1987, Carole Copeland Thomas moderates the discussions of critical issues affecting the marketplace. Having spoken in 45 states and eight countries, she has her pulse on the issues affecting working professionals and regularly consults with industry leaders around the world. She has spent 32 years cultivating relationships and partnerships with local, national and international sponsors, including Walmart, Amtrak, and Emirates Airlines. Carole is the past president of The National Speakers Association -New England Chapter and was on the leadership team of Black NSA. Carole is a blogger and social media enthusiast using various technology platforms to enhance her business development activities. Carole has been featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Black Enterprise, ABC Radio, and CBS News. She is the author of four books and is the Past National Vice Chair of the National Black MBA Association.

Signature Keynotes:

1. Different Worlds Same Space: Building Better Cross-Cultural Connections

2. Why D&I Matters In A Globally Connected Marketplace

3. Unconscious Bias In Ourselves And Others

4. What Is Race? 81,18, and 1


Preferred Audiences:

Senior Leadership, Emerging Leaders,  Managers & Community Advocates

And...Those Who Are Responsible For Enhancing Diversity Both On & Off The Job


Speaker Superpower:

Mixing history, humor, and storytelling into a powerful cocktail of cultural inter-connection


Contact Info:

508 947-5755

Speaking Samples:

Facing fear is an opportunity for growth | Carole Copeland Thomas | TEDxWaltham

Facing fear is an opportunity for growth | Carole Copeland Thomas | TEDxWaltham

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