Pam Confer

Diversity, Inclusion & Leadership Consultant
North America Consultant
United States

Pam Confer, Ph.D., is an international, award-winning, bilingual professional speaker, business consultant and public relations specialist. She is a charismatic and confident facilitator and orator who works with organizations to deliver the most authentic personal stories, vast global experiences, and unique DEI expertise.

With a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University, Dr. Confer is a TEDx Women presenter, corporate humorist and master soft-skills trainer. She is published in the area of cross-cultural literacy and globalization, and is highly sought after for her perspective on how “good differences” can be activated to restore harmony.

Dr. Confer lives by her original quote: “It’s not how you shine... it’s who you polish!” This mantra speaks to her unwavering quest to tap the potential in every person to be more accepting, more sensitive, more willing— to be an ally for those whose voices are not as strong.
Dr. Pam Confer
Diversity & Inclusion Consultant at EW Group
Pam Confer - Diversity & Inclusion Specialist
Pam Confer presenting

Dr. Confer has consulted in the public and private sectors for over 20 years. Her portfolio includes serving as a lead instructor and curriculum developer for the Mississippi State Personnel Board and the Army Corp of Engineers. Dr. Confer also travels in person and virtually across the world, delivering specialized keynotes and training sessions.

Dr. Confer is a certified Six Sigma Diversity and Inclusion Yellow Belt, and a Six Sigma Black Belt. Along with serving as a certified Gallup Strengths Coach, Dr. Confer is also a certified Franklin Covey and Myers-Briggs practitioner. She is the author of the theory of “Circle-Shifting,” influencing the movement of personal and professional circles from within.

Dr. Confer has a certification in online learning from the National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL). She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Association of Talent Development, and the National Speakers Association.