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Georgette Dixon

Vice Chair, NAACP Foundation Board of Trustees

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Georgette Dixon

Georgette "Gigi" Dixon is the executive vice president and head of External Engagement for Diverse Segments, Representation, and Inclusion. In this diversity-focused role, Gigi is responsible for stakeholder relationships, sponsorship activation, and advocacy and influencer strategies. Her team advances diversity, equity, and inclusion by leading and amplifying our efforts externally to ensure that people across our workforce, communities, and supply chain feel valued and respected and have equal access to resources, services, products, and opportunities to succeed

Prior to her current role, Gigi was head of External Relations. Wells Fargo Government Relations and Public Policy. Her team led national outreach and stakeholder engagement to address social and economic challenges facing our communities and the nation. She provided thought leadership, counsel, and resources by connecting and convening nongovernment institutions, think tanks, trade associations, advocacy groups, and academic institutions to promote Wells Fargo's policy priorities.

Gigi also has served as marketing manager for Wholesale Banking, Small Business Banking, and Commercial Banking; director of Emerging (multicultural) Markets; and director of Strategic Partnerships for the Wells Fargo Foundation. She also served on the company's Corporate Diversity Council for six years. In 2005, Gigi was recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women to Watch by American Banker magazine.

She currently serves as vice-chair for the NAACP Foundation; vice chairman of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.; corporate advisory board member for UnidosUS; chair of the Opera Carolina board of advisors; and trustee of the Trust for the National Mall. She is a member of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition board of directors, the National Urban League corporate advisory board, the Congressional Black Caucus Institute's 21st Century Council, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Gigi has a Bachelor of Science, with distinction, from Tennessee State University in speech communications and theater. She has certificates in Corporate Community Involvement and Nonprofit Leadership from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. Gigi resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.

 

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