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Audrey J. Murrell

Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D. specializes in helping organizations better utilize and engage their human and social capital. She is Associate Professor of Business Administration, Psychology, and Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh Katz/CBA School of Business, and Director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership. Audrey also serves as a consultant in the areas of mentoring, leadership development, and workforce/supplier diversity for a number of world-class, global organizations. She is coauthor of Mentoring Dilemmas: Developmental Relationships within Multicultural Organizations.


Sheila Forte-Trammell is currently an IBM Learning Consultant and has many years of experience in human resources. She is responsible for designing and leading human resources initiatives that have global impact. Sheila’s experience includes diversity and multiculturalism, mentoring, organizational development, employee and industrial relations, compensation, and talent management. She is the recipient of several IBM awards and external awards, and was selected from a field of almost 200 professional women from Fortune 500 companies and academia to receive the 2004 National Woman of Color Award for Workplace Educational Leadership.


Diana A. Bing is recently retired from IBM. She was IBM’s Director for Employee Development and Enterprise Learning. She led IBM efforts to plan, design, develop, and deliver employee learning programs that develop IBM’s employees, both technically and professionally, to help them meet both IBM’s business goals and their own employees’ personal career-development needs. Her 31-year career with IBM included extensive global managerial and executive experience in sales, marketing, coaching, and service delivery. A certified coach, Diana is now doing professional coaching, corporate consulting, and public speaking.