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Leslie Short


Founder-The Cavu Group: Corporate Operations Strategist focusing on Culture, Brand DEI, and Accessibility Strategies | Author: Expand Beyond Your Current Culture

Leslie Short is owner of The Cavu Group, author of Expand Beyond Your Current Culture, and a DEI strategist with four decades of experience. She created The issues within Diversity & Inclusion. Leslie is uniquely skilled at seeking growth in place but by continually evolving and creating a channel to listen to and
understand the people who are our greatest assets. Leslie has an accomplished background in many areas of business, entrepreneurship, marketing, and the arts. She began her career as a classical ballet dancer, which led to her living in Europe for over a decade. Leslie then
created an entertainment business, which was rated the best business in Japan in 1994. She went on to become the President of Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations at FUBU and Corporate Operating Strategist at companies such as The Shark Group and blueprint + co. She also launched K.I.M. Media LLC (Keep it Moving) and founded Ascend Bereavement Management. In speaker at the United Nations and European Union events around the world.

Speaking Topics
• Building Business, Brands and Culture through a diverse, equitable and Inclusive Lens.
• Entrepreneurship.
• Belonging.
• Do You Know Your Why?
• Social Justice.
• Women In Business.
• Leadership

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