Contributor

Natalie Holder-Winfield

President, QUEST Diversity Initiatives, LLC

Natalie Holder-Winfield is the President of Compliance and Talent Management Training for QUEST Diversity Initiatives. She is the author of Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce: New Rules for a New Generation, which has been featured in the New York Times, Diversity Executive Magazine and ABC-WTNH. As the Founder and President of QUEST Diversity Initiatives, she has created customized diversity and sexual harassment training programs for companies ranging from Time Warner, Deloitte, and Foxwoods Casino. Her original training videos have reached thousands at organizations from E! Entertainment Television to Burberry. She is a frequent speaker on diversity issues in the workplace at Society of Human Resource Management, Financial Executives International and American Bar Association, and other industry conferences.

As an employment lawyer, Natalie prosecuted cases of employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination in government and law firm settings. She successfully litigated a landmark religious accommodation case against the New York City Police Department, changing the uniform policy for Sikhs.

She is a Diversity Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section and was appointed a Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee.

Natalie graduated from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education and Tulane Law School. She also completed the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth’s Executive Education program. She is a member of New York University’s Young Alumni Leadership Circle and the Tulane Alumni Association. Natalie is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.