Deanna Bass is currently the Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion for Procter and Gamble. In this role, Deanna is responsible for defining and implementing best practices for attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent, and ensuring consistency in practices and measurement systems across regions. She is considered a chief architect of the Gender Equality platform at P&G, leading the company to influence culture while building the business.
Deanna has spent the last 20 years in Human Resources working on a variety of P&G businesses and functions, including as the HR leader for P&G Professional, the away-from-home division of P&G. Deanna has expertise in the area of Organization Design, Organization Transition/Transformation, Strategic HR Partnerships, Change Management and Divestitures. She is also a passionate and capable leader in the area of Global Diversity and Inclusion through her work in talent management systems, culture, affinity teams, and training and development. She is a strong mentor and advocate for gender equality both inside and outside of P&G.
Deanna is on the Board of Advisors for Gender Studies at Northern Kentucky University and is a member of the 2018 Multi-Cultural Women’s Advisory Board. She enjoys hiking, reading and traveling. She has three children, Anna, Antony and Dallas and lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.