DIONNE KETTL, PHR, SHRM-CP
Dionne Kettl is a dynamic and bilingual HR leader who focuses her considerable talents on creating workplace equity and inclusion for all people, including transgender and non-binary employees. In the workplace and as an associate trainer with Transformation Journeys Worldwide, Dionne’s insightful contributions are informed by her experiences as a biracial, Black transwoman and her professional and educational background in HR Management.
Accomplished in the non-profit world, Dionne serves as co-founder and Deputy Director of TRANScending Barriers Atlanta, a Black trans-led 501c3 whose mission is to uplift and empower Georgia’s TGNC community. In 2018, Dionne’s non-profit released “Living in a State of Despair,” a survey report publicizing the challenges related to unemployment, homelessness, healthcare and incarceration experienced by trans and non-binary Georgians’ throughout the state.
Dionne generously volunteers her time on the Steering Committee of the OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s TGX 360 Project.
In recognition of her high impact service to the community, Dionne was honored as the OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s 2020 Next-Gen Emerging LGBTQ+ Leader of the Year.