Diversity Reboot Summit

Race in America: A Conversation with Authors Porsche Landon and Kryss Shane

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Race in America: A Conversation with Authors Porsche Landon and Kryss Shane

Author and educator Kryss Shane sits down with author, non-profit professional and former educator Porsche Landon to discuss Porsche's upcoming debut book 'Better Than We Found It', co-authored by New York Times bestselling writer Frederick Joseph. Porsche will share how her new book aims to educate young adults on societal issues, current events, and how to have a more positive impact on the world.

Meet The Speakers

Porsche Landon
Porsche Landon
Author, non-profit professional, and former educator

Porsche is an author, non-profit professional, and former educator who is passionate about philanthropy and focused on empowering youth to create systemic progressive change. Her work spans across the globe, with experience working in the private and non-profit sector. She is currently the President of the marketing agency We Have Stories.


Porsche's debut book, Better Than We Found It, will be released in 2022 and is co-authored with Frederick Joseph (author of NYT bestseller, The Black Friend). Better Than We Found It will be published by Candlewick Press and aims to educate young adults on societal issues, current events, and how to have a more positive impact on the world.
Kryss Shane
Kryss Shane
Author and LGBT+ Educator
Diversity & Inclusion | Writer | Curriculum and Instructional Designer | Public Speaker | Consultant I have worked for 25+ years as an LGBT+ activist and use my masters degrees to fight for equality and recognition of minority groups and individuals. I am an educator, teaching at Columbia University and at Brandman University. In addition, I conduct professional lectures and trainings teaching key members of universities, agencies, and companies how to make their workplace and workforce more inclusive. I continue to actively advocate for LGBT rights on the local, state, federal, and international levels. As a writer and public speaker, I have been nominated for a national award for my work. As a public speaker, I've appeared consistently on major market radio, on national television programs, given nationally attended webinars and symposia presentations, and have spoken at national and international conferences and events throughout the nation. As a consultant, I have worked with numerous national and local brands, universities, schools, and community organizations to identify and correct outdated or non-existent policy and procedure weaknesses and to create and implement new methods of evaluating and solving existing diversity difficulties in order to minimize problems and maximize profit and employee retention. I am also a highly experienced course and program developer for education institutions and private industry. I apply instructional design models including