Keri Gray is a public speaker, diversity & inclusion consultant, and she designs programs catered towards building and attracting diverse millennial talent. Keri identifies as a Black woman with disabilities and uses her experiences, political views, and programming to empower and equip young professionals from marginalized communities. In her work, she actively utilizes a framework of intersectionality- meaning that her work intersects with building recruitment and programming for people of color, women, AND people with disabilities.
Keri is also the Director for NextGen Initiatives at Disability:IN. She manages the Mentorship Exchange program, Talent Accelerator program, and NextGen Alumni Network for approximately 1,000 college students and graduates with disabilities who are interested in working in the private sector. These programs collaborate with over 70 companies and provide professional guidance so that students are equipped with professional guidance and skills to transition from school to work.
Keri was raised in Longview, Texas but currently resides in the Washington, DC metro area. She attended college at Abilene Christian University where she received bachelor’s degrees in political science and communication and then a master’s degree in communication.