Barbara Williams Hardy

Barbara Williams Hardy is a connector, citizen of the world and award-winning leader with a global mindset. She is known as the “Go To” person who develops high-level relationship alliances that foster collaboration and commitment in order to align diversity strategies with business objectives which drive innovation and organizational success.

Barbara is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Oracle and is known for delivering results by creating and implementing sustainable and measurable strategic action plans. She has been recognized for her strategic planning ability, her talent for developing and cultivating high-performing teams and her keen global business acumen. Barbara’s mission is to unlock the untapped brilliance in all of us.

She is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist on a variety of leadership topics for corporate leadership summits and organizations including German Marshall Fund, Value of a Veteran Recruiting Conference, Diversity Best Practices, Fountain Blue When She Speaks, Women of Color STEM Conference, Powerful Women of the Bay and the Hispanic IT Executive Council.