GREENSBORO, NC – JANUARY 27, 2014 –  Diversity and Inclusion speaker Lenora cropped-billingsharris1-150x150Billings-Harris has been awarded the prestigious “Top5 Speaker” designation in 2014 by, one of the United States most prominent speakers bureaus. Out of hundreds of nominees, Lenora Billings-Harris has risen to become one of the world’s most respected and compelling speakers in Diversity and Inclusion.

Each year, recognizes five speakers, within ten popular topic areas, based on: expertise, professionalism, presentation skills, original contribution to the field and public votes cast at the Web site.  Over 12,500 votes were cast from business leaders, educators, association members and others from around the world for the 2014 nominees.

Lenora Billings-Harris, living in Greensboro, North Carolina, partners with organizations to help them make diversity a competitive advantage. Lenora is a Certified Professional Speaker and holds a Bachelors of Science from Hampton University and a Masters of Arts from  the University of Michigan.

Some of Lenora’s most popular presentations include, “Beyond Diversity Rhetoric”, “From Adversaries to Allies”, “STOP”, “5 Secrets Unveiled”, “Turning Barriers into Bridges” and “Engaging Generations in the Workplace”.  Upon being notified of receiving this award, Ms. Billings-Harris stated, “I am humbled and thrilled to receive this honor once again. It motivates me to continue to work for positive sustainable change.”

Top5 Speaker honorees receive a distinctive crystal award, and are highlighted at the