LaFawn Davis is the Vice President of Inclusion at Indeed, focused on inclusion, diversity, equality and belonging. She is a strategic leader with over 15 years of experience in organizational change through creative methods of education, inspiration and global employee engagement. Prior to joining Indeed, LaFawn led both Twilio and PayPal’s culture and inclusion strategies by elevating core values, leadership principles, and employee experience. She also grew a robust career in People Operations at Yahoo and Google — focused on operationalizing D&I, recruiting and retention initiatives and driving change into the business. Throughout her career, LaFawn has cultivated her passion for diversity through strategy and data insights, deepening relationships and strengthening communication channels within underrepresented communities in the technology industry.
Prior to People (HR), LaFawn enjoyed a varied career across operational management, engineering project management and business systems analysis. As a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she attended San Jose State University with a focus on International Business and has held unique roles for Silicon Valley technology and financial companies.
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.