The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Kamela Forbes Matheson | Pride Global

Kamela Forbes Matheson is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leader who has dedicated her career to creating equitable and inclusive workplaces where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. She is a respected thought leader, speaker and podcast host who has implemented Global DE&I initiatives that focus on talent attraction and retention, training and development, and policy and process improvement. She is passionate about creating cultures where diversity is celebrated, and differences are recognized as strengths to create a positive impact in the workplace and society, fostering a more inclusive and just world for all.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Don’t be afraid to take risks and pursue your passions, even if they don’t align with what others expect of you.

What is your favorite quote?

“Never compromise who you are personally to become who you wish to be professionally.” 




Click HERE to view the complete list of 100 Women to KNOW in America presented by JP Morgan Chase.