Effenus Henderson is President and CEO of HenderWorks, Inc. (www.henderworks.com ) and Co-Founder of Institute for Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion (www.i4sdi.org ). He served as Chief Diversity Officer for Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, Washington until his retirement in December 2013. He is an internationally recognized diversity thought leader and has been invited by numerous companies and organizations to share his expertise. He has provided advisory support on diversity to the US Federal Government’s EPA office, Office of Personnel Management, US Forest Service, State Department and the USDA. As President and Co-Founder of ISDI, he helps provide diversity and inclusion training sessions to Northwest Corporations including Nordstrom, Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Port of Seattle, T-Mobile, Weyerhaeuser, Costco, and others. He has addressed members of the General Assembly of the United Nations on intercultural and interreligious diversity, and addressed a high-level panel of the Alliance of Civilizations in Madrid, Spain in 2008, Istanbul Turkey in 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2010 and Doha, Qatar in 2011. He is a member of the United States Technical Committee 260 (human resource standards) for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and convener for the development of global diversity and inclusion standards. His background includes development of diversity and inclusion change agendas, formation and oversight of employee resource groups, and training and skill building workshops. He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and the Stanford University Executive Program.