Stephanie E. Turner

Vice President, Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Innovation

Stephanie E. Turner is vice president of inclusion, diversity, and social innovation at MITRE. She works collaboratively to develop and drive an integrated inclusion and diversity strategy that will also represent the other functions she oversees - talent acquisition, social innovation, and leadership development. Under her leadership, MITRE is strengthening and expanding relationships with organizations whose perspectives are shaping our national social landscape, with an initial focus on STEM education in underserved communities.

Turner has spent two decades championing diversity and inclusion. She most recently served as vice president of Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Engagement at Liberty Mutual Insurance where she optimized sponsorships and brand presence at national diversity conferences, expanded national presence and increased overall membership in employee resource groups, established governance models to improve customer service, and launched an  employee resource group referral program.

She previously managed diversity and inclusion, talent acquisition, and employee engagement at Lockheed Martin, Kaiser Permanente, ESPN, and Motorola.

Turner represents MITRE on the AMIE (Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering) board of directors and sits on the advisory board for Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership. Turner earned her master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Spelman College.