Diahann Billings-Burford

Non-Profit CEO

How to Become A: Executive


Watch Diahann Billings-Burford, Chief Executive Officer of Rise, a non-profit focused on educating and empowering athletes in overcoming racial discrimination and championing social justice. The most rewarding part of her job is knowing the work she does every day is making a difference and creating a better future. Diahann says girls should consider careers that impact the community because the work is so necessary, and girls can have a great deal of influence in those jobs. Her advice to girls is to live fully and find ways to share your talents and gifts with the world.

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