Cynthia V Davis CBE is an incredibly successful businesswoman, best known as the proud Founder and CEO of the Diversifying Group. Having built a highly respected reputation throughout the industry, and later being named as a Computer Weekly ‘Most Inspirational Women in Tech 2020-2023’ nominee, she has taken the industry by storm over recent years. Alongside her remarkable entrepreneurial career, Cynthia is also working as a Board Trustee at Over The Wall. An empowering female businesswoman, she has now become a highly sought-after speaker to share her specialist insights on topics such as diversity, inclusion, equality, technology, and entrepreneurialism.
Keen to enter the corporate industry, Cynthia began her professional career by becoming a Senior Consultant at Ellis Fairbank. Gaining a deep understanding of what businesses need to thrive, she secured the role of Senior Talent Acquisitions Consultant at Best Buy Europe in 2006 and has continued to work her way up throughout the industry ever since. With experience working for industry-leading organisations such as Carphone Warehouse, BT, and Creative Access, Cynthia has focused her work on increasing visibility for minority groups throughout the corporate industry and ensuring that the recruitment process avoids discrimination. Passionate to implement positive change throughout the working environment, Cynthia’s career is inspiring both business leaders and employees to put diversity and inclusion at the forefront of their business culture.
A leading authority in her field, Cynthia began her entrepreneurial career in 2015 and became the CEO and Founder of the Diversifying Group. Gaining vast success through this powerful business venture, she later expanded the organisation and became the Co-Founder of Diversifying Jobs. On a mission to transform the world of work for a more accepting future, both businesses are devoted to providing a blend of talent attraction, executive search, recruitment marketing, events, training and consultancy services to support organisations on their journey to inclusive working. An esteemed professional, Cynthia has recently been selected to become a Board Trustee at Over The Wall.
An inspiration to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, Cynthia V Davis is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. In recognition of her illustrious career, Cynthia has been the recipient of several awards, including being awarded Inspirational Businesswomen in STEM and Construction 2023 at the National Diversity Awards, Influencer of the Year 2018 by International Divas of Colour Awards, and Professional Business Woman of the Year 2016 at ZIWA Awards. Having made a remarkable impact throughout the corporate industry, she was also awarded CBE in the 2023 Birthday Honours for her services to equality, diversity, and inclusion. When looking to hire a passionate diversity and inclusion speaker to attend your upcoming events, look no further than Cynthia today.