Keyra Lynn Johnson is Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for Delta Air Lines. She is charged with leading the company in modeling a comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion strategy with supporting programs, initiatives and action plans that have impact on Delta employees, customers and the community. Under Keyra’s leadership, Delta’s strategy seeks diversity, pursues equity, promotes inclusion and drives accountability for actions that foster sustainable results.
She also oversees The Delta Care and Scholarship Funds Inc., the company’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit available to help Delta people when facing a sudden, unexpected personal crisis or provide scholarships to assist employees and their families advance their education.
Prior to joining Delta’s HR Global Talent team in 2016, Keyra served as Delta’s Managing Director – Corporate Communications. In that role, she set the course for the company’s global communications strategies, overseeing teams responsible for employee communications, public relations, international communications, the corporate intranet and leadership communications.
Keyra began her career at Delta more than 20 years ago on the frontline. Under her leadership, Delta has been honored with numerous diversity and inclusion-related distinctions. Keyra also has been named to the Top 50 Women in Travel list by GBTA’s WINiT, Top 100 Diversity Officers in the U.S., top Executives in Global Diversity list, Most Powerful Women in Corporate Diversity list by Black Enterprise, and Corporate Advocate for Inclusion by Rainbow PUSH.
Keyra is a graduate of Georgia State University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication. She is an active member of her church and community and she serves on the Board for Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center. The badges she wears most proudly are wife to her husband, Stephen, and mother to her son and daughter – together affectionately known as #TeamJohnson.