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Mary-Frances Winters

President and Founder
The Winters Group
Mary-Frances Winters

Mary-Frances Winters is president and founder of The Winters Group, a 30-year-old organization development and diversity consulting firm specializing in research, strategic planning, training and public speaking, with an emphasis in ethnic and multicultural issues. Prior to founding The Winters Group, Winters was affirmative action officer and senior market analyst at Eastman Kodak Company, where she worked for 11 years. She is the author of three books, Only Wet Babies Like Change: Workplace Wisdom for Baby Boomers, Inclusion Starts With “I” and CEO’s Who Get It: Diversity Leadership from the Heart and Soul. She also authored a chapter in the book Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion. Winters is a frequent contributor to USA Today’s Forum column on workplace- and diversity-related issues and has been published in the International Personnel Management Association Newsletter, Profiles in Diversity Journal, DiversityInc Magazine, Executive Excellence Magazine, Society of Human Resource Management’s Mosaics Newsletter and The EMA Reporter. She also has written monographs on “Philanthropy Among People of Color” for the Council on Foundations in Washington, D.C.

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