Assistant Director | Americas Diversity, Equity, Inclusiveness Center of Excellence at Ernst & Young, LLP
PIOW Board Member
Jamie Bergeron is an experienced leader in equity, inclusion and social justice practice with over 15 years of experience. Currently, Jamie serves clients across North and South America at Ernst & Young, a global professional services firm. In this role, she focuses on ERG strategy, LGBT+ strategy, inclusive leadership, equitable sponsorship, allyship practice and more. She regularly consults on organization-wide social justice and equity transformation. Jamie is committed to supporting young people and community leaders in their efforts to be justice-oriented practitioners. As such, she provides training, facilitation and consultation to university groups, non-profit organizations, and small businesses in collaboration with other social justice partners. She holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree from University at Buffalo and a B.A. from State University at New York in Spanish Literature and Language, where she became the first in her family to earn a college degree as part of the Ronald E. McNair Program, a nationally recognized TRIO program.
Jamie is a Certified Human Resource Professional with Society for Human Resource Professionals (SHRM-CP) and was recently honored by Business Equality Magazine as a 2022 40 Under 40 LGBT+ Honoree. In addition to being a Pride in Our Workplace Board member, Jamie serves on the Board for Trans Can Work – a transgender workforce development and innovation organization, as a Board Advisor for COLAGE – the only organization dedicated to the empowerment of youth in LGBTQ+ families, and as the Co-Chair of GLAD’s Spirit of Justice Awards – supporting the legislative fight for LGBTQ+ legal and lived equality. She currently lives and works between Boston, MA and Buffalo, NY.