Gretchen C. Bellamy

Event Speaker

Gretchen C. Bellamy, J.D., LL.M. (she/her) has nearly 25 years of experience in diversity, equity & inclusion strategy across many industries touching nearly every continent. With her world-class legal & business background including two Duke University law degrees and senior leadership experience at organizations such as Walmart Inc., McDonald’s Corp. and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she provides expert DEI strategic planning, training, coaching and advisory services globally to transform organizational culture, operations, and talent management through the creation, refinement, and implementation of DEI strategies to positively drive business resilience. She has won several awards for her innovative, replicable, and sustainable approach to diversity, inclusion, and equity including the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visionary Award by Walmart, Architect of Meritocracy by the Apollo Project & Financial Times of London, and Outstanding Corporate Counsel by the American Bar Association Section of International Law. She serves on several boards and advisory boards in addition to the Centre for Global Inclusion including the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and Level the Playing Field and serves as a co-lead for the Apollo Leadership Institute.