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Joy Johnson-Carruthers is a Master Trainer, Workforce Development Leader and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion advocate with over twenty years of experience developing high performing teams across the United States and abroad. Most recently named Diversity and Inclusion Professional of the Year, Joy is a Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management board member and serves as the director of Diversity and Inclusion and the winner of the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion award and the 2020 Leadership Award. Joy is a workforce learning & development leader and the recipient of the HCA, HealthTrust Supply Chain 2020 Impact award.
Joy’s career began in the United States Army, and later as a police officer in St. Louis, Missouri. Her law enforcement career ended when a drunk driver rear-ended her patrol car. Joy went on to find her passion in education and workforce training, working as an adjunct professor of Humanities and Cultural Studies for over ten years and studying abroad in West Africa and South Korea. Joy holds a Master’s degree from UCLA, she’s a DDI certified facilitator and a SHRM certified HR professional.