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Karmetria Burton
GM Supplier Diversity, Delta Air Lines

Widely recognized as a dominant force in corporate diversity initiatives, Dr. Karmetria Dunham Burton serves as General Manager with responsibility for developing and executing Delta Air Lines, global supplier diversity initiatives. Delta’s focus is to achieve the goal of industry leader in diversity and inclusion and Karmetria has been charged with providing the leadership, policy and execution to achieve that mission as part of the supply chain team. 

As a transformational leader, Dr. Burton has worked in various strategic management level positions with national and international responsibility involving diversity and inclusion for such companies as Xerox, AT&T and IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) where she served as manager of supplier diversity.

Dr. Burton's business acumen and empowerment techniques have harvested respect amongst her peers as she is a noted contributor on Business, Corporate, Diversity, Faith, Self Improvement, Leadership and Empowerment.  Additionally, Dr. Burton has worked in academia instructing students on business, diversity, marketing and leadership courses.