Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Gina Barnhill currently leads HR Diversity and Inclusion team at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, shaping the strategies that drive an inclusive, diverse and vibrant workplace. Diversity and Inclusion develops customized solutions that anticipate and meet the evolving needs of our diverse Guests, workforce and global communities.

Gina has been with Disney for nearly 20 years, and has held multiple senior level positions in Human Resources and Recruitment for Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line. She is a leader with a track record of quickly building valuable and trusting partnerships that fuel her ability to dissect complex, challenging and sensitive business models, identify best implementation options and deliver relevant results.

She represents Walt Disney Parks and Resorts on the Walt Disney Company Diversity Roundtable. She is a member on the Conference Board for the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council, which is an organization that facilitates conferences and peer-learning groups, conducts economic and business management research and publishes several widely tracked economic indicators.

She is also a silver sponsor representing Walt Disney World on the Central Florida Diversity Learning Series Leadership Advisory Board, which is a consortium of businesses and non-profits that identify emerging Diversity and Inclusion trends and schedule industry experts to deliver training to HR, Recruitment, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Compensation and Learning and Development professionals.

Gina received her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (WDP&R) is one of the world’s leading providers of family travel and leisure experiences, providing millions of guests each year with the chance to spend time with their families and friends making memories that will last forever.

At the heart of WDP&R are five world-class vacation destinations with 11 theme parks and 47 resorts in North America, Europe and Asia, with a sixth destination currently under construction in Shanghai. WDP&R also includes the Disney Cruise Line with its four ships - the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy; Disney Vacation Club, with 13 properties and more than 200,000 member families; Adventures by Disney, which provides guided family vacation experiences to destinations around the globe; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, in Ko Olina, Hawaii; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs Disney parks, resorts, cruise ships, attractions and entertainment.


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