Interactive keynotes
that create a Culture Of Belonging

Strategic DEI Principles That Maximize People, Profits, and Productivity.

Interactive keynotes
that create a Culture Of Belonging

Strategic DEI Principles That Maximize People, Profits, and Productivity.

Interactive keynotes
that create a Culture Of

Strategic DEI Principles That Maximize People,
Profits, and Productivity.

On an organizational level, we tend to think DEI
conversations will lead to disruption or difficulty, but…

Feeling valued and connected can feed into an employee’s sense of belonging.

Belonging, in turn, correlates with greater employee well-being and higher workplace engagement. An intentional investment of attention can have meaningful ripple effects on the environment.

This is how you create

A Culture Of Belonging

Your audience will leave with:

  • A new framework for understanding DEI
  • A strategic roadmap to creating a more equitable, diverse and differentiated work culture.
  • A new shared language from real-time learning, conversations, and explorations.

Here’s what others are saying about Curtis’ transformative work

“Curtis’ energy is infection and his delivery is one of the best I have ever experienced. Our members are still raving about his presentation and I give him the highest recommendation.”

Ashton Henderson

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

“The role Curtis played at our 3-day Success Summit is a big reason why the event was so successful. In early feedback, attendees rated their experience at 4.5 out of 5 stars!”

Denise Hardin

Senior vice president
state farm

“I thought your presentation was great! It was touching and spoke to my emotions which made me remember and retain what you discussed.”

Laura Tarakam

Human Resources Manager
ProLift Toyota Material Handling

“… we’re working hard to be more intentional and strategic with how we embrace the value of DEI&B. Your presentation was impactful in this process.”

Nicolas W. Baumann

Vice President, HR

“I loved your presentation. It was very powerful message on creating an environment that allows everyone to feel they belong. I took quite a lot away from this presentation.”

Ashlin Previs

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Purdue University

“I appreciated how you encouraged community and exchange of information between participants while sharing important information for inclusive change. Fantastic!”

Natalie Wenzler

Senior Manager
Career Pathways at TechPoint

“You were able to engage us in unique ways that no one else that day was able to do.”

Marc Hardy

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager

“Best speaker of today! Way to hit alllll the feels! This topic is so important, thank you for sharing your stories and experiences with us! “

Erica Hall

People Operations Partner
Activate Care

“I absolutely loved your session today and was a wonderful way to end my work day. I loved the enthusiasm, the interaction of the attendees, and I also liked the different words/explanation of DEI.

Jan Bowman

Director of Human Resources
Future Keys LLC.

I had the pleasure to work with Curtis while I was at N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University developing the Manager Development Program. I was on the team that managed the program through the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence. “Curtis’s ability to story tell is well balanced with research and practical content. His presentations were the highest rated segment of the series.”

Debra Lucenti

Client Success Manager
Center for Creative Leadership

Curtis’s ability to keep an audience engaged and create the “aha moments” was paramount for our successful event. I will not hesitate to use him again for future events.

Anthony Beach

General Manager
Sophy Hotel

Engaging, Thought-Provoking and Awe-Inspiring are just a few words/phrases that come to mind in thinking about how Curtis Hill empowered our N4A Family during our 46th Annual National Convention. Curtis’ energy is infectious, and his delivery is one of the best I have ever experienced within a virtual climate. Our members are still raving about his presentation, and I give him my highest recommendation.

Ashton Henderson (He/Him)

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Keynote Topics

Create A Culture Of Belonging™


The Culture Of Belonging™ strategy presented in this keynote empowers the audience to transcend superficial judgments, underscoring the importance of cultivating profound connections and value with others. It vividly demonstrates how this transformation can significantly enhance individuals, financial outcomes, and workplace efficiency.

This program is perfect for:

  • Wrestling with the complexities of belonging which can influence employee well-being and workplace engagement, leading to challenges in creating a harmonious work environment.
  • Grappling with the challenging journey of investing in positive change, where hurdles must be overcome to achieve long-term and sustainable cultural transformation. 
  • Facing the formidable task of nurturing belonging while confronting workplace intricacies and ongoing challenges of promoting inclusivity and eliminating exclusion in the workplace. 

Your audience will leave with:

  • Embrace a new framework for understanding DEI. 
  • Chart a strategic roadmap to create a more equitable, diverse, and differentiated work
  • Cultivate a new shared language through real-time learning, conversations, and explorations.

Differentiation is the Secret Weapon to Employee Success

Unlocking The Power Of Customization

Differentiation customizes the employees’ journey, enhancing performance by valuing each individual’s uniqueness through a blend of organic and dynamic learning, benefiting employees at all DEI&B levels. This strategic approach delivers tailored corporate education to the right employees at the right time. 

This program is perfect for:

  • Executives and leaders entrusted with creating an inclusive culture. 
  • Human Resource professionals overseeing talent acquisition and management. 
  • Change management experts seeking to provide assurance to all employees. 

Your audience will leave with:

  • Gain insights into creating meaningful moments. 
  • Create a deliberate framework for daily interactions. 
  • Design a Culture Of Belonging™ Total Rewards P.B.I.S.™ (Performance-Based Incentive System)

Equity Begins With An I.E.P.

Nurturing Success Through Personalized Pathways

The IEP (Individualized Employee Plan) paves the way for employee success, aligning employment goals and achievements with DEI Progress Monitoring™. It promotes collaboration among executives, leaders, and employees to elevate Culture Of Belonging™ results, serving as the cornerstone for employee retention, satisfaction, and developmental tracking.

This program is perfect for:

  • Executives/Leaders who recognize that DEI is an invaluable investment in human capital. 
  • Change Management Experts who aspire to foster an environment where every individual can bring their authentic selves to the workplace.
  • Human Resource Strategists who grasp that DEI is a strategic imperative, valuing each employee as a unique individual while fostering a sense of belonging.

Your audience will leave with:

  • Complete an IEP template to provide a peephole into what motivates them.
  • Communicate what progress monitoring is and how to implement it.
  • Lead difficult conversations in a nonthreatening manner with a hands-on approach to stabilize turbulent times.

Inclusion Provides the LRE


The LRE provides exclusive access to opportunities and resources that typically evade the average employee which can prevent both employees and employers from experiencing the dynamic synergy that arises when diverse learning styles converge. The LRE bridges the gaps between departments, generations, social backgrounds, and racial divides. 

This program is perfect for:

  • Executives/Leaders who desire to go deep into DEI&B practices rather than wide.
  • Change management professionals who are striving to implement interdisciplinary strategies.
  • Human Resource professionals who want to grant opportunities to potential hires or promote potential candidates who might not have enough experience.

Your audience will leave with:

  • Build an inclusive culture and increase the bottom line.
  • Design specialized programs to elevate with entry/mid-level roles to partner with management.
  • Discuss interpersonal differences in a non-threatening environment to increase inclusion and intersectionality.

Maximize your


Cultivate Lasting Transformation Beyond the Event.

Action Guide

Elevate your post-event experience with our action roadmap; every keynote comes with an action guide that has the power to perpetuate the event’s impact. Seamlessly enable attendees to implement key takeaways, as our comprehensive action guide provides practical steps that effortlessly integrate the same day.

Implementation Guide

The Post-Event Implementation Guide is your go-to resource for translating event insights into action. Packed with practical strategies, this guide empowers you to seamlessly integrate key takeaways into your operations, ensuring a lasting impact on your post-event experience. Streamline implementation and maximize the benefits of strategic insights with our comprehensive implementation guide.

Video Challenge

Prolong the impact of the keynote energy well beyond the event’s conclusion. Attendees no longer settle for a one-day burst of inspiration—they crave sustained motivation for weeks to come. Our tailored video refresher series is designed to meet this demand, offering a customized approach that refreshes keynote concepts and is introduced in weekly challenges four weeks after the presentation. It seamlessly aligns with your post-event communication strategy.
Check out this sample video for one of our existing clients!