Meet the Speaker:

Crosby Cromwell

Chief Partnerships Officer, The Valuable 500

Crosby’s experience spans the corporate sector, global NGOs, and social impact entrepreneurism, the common thread is ensuring more people, especially people with disabilities, have the opportunity to thrive. She was a Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of Flexability, a social impact firm focused on building equitable and inclusive workplaces. Currently, Crosby is the Chief Partnerships Officer for the Valuable 500, and is charged with developing and supporting the Valuable 500 Companies and the organizations partners, committed to advancing disability inclusion. Additionally, she leads community development for Open Inclusion, a DEI customer insights firm based in Europe.

Previously, she served as a senior program officer at the Walmart Foundation where she led Women’s Giving under the U.S. and International Giving Team. Her focus was to create sustainable career pathways for low-income women. During her time at the Foundation, more than $60M in funding was distributed to programs providing employment training for women.

She joined Walmart in 2007 in order to design and implement the company’s first national external disability platform. During her time with Walmart Corporate Affairs, she was responsible for ensuring over 11 million dollars went directly to programs supporting national disability and diversity organizations. Her role expanded to include programs for LGBT, Asian Pacific Islander, and Urban Small Business Development. She has produced successful outreach focused on small business development, financial literacy, and workforce development.

Crosby was Vice President for External Affairs at the International Women’s Forum, a membership organization for global women leaders, where she managed the organization’s fundraising and communication efforts.

She has been involved in numerous task forces and community outreach organizations for a myriad of issues facing underserved populations. She is a development advisor for Mobility International, a global disability organization.  She is a sought-after public speaker on topics ranging from DEI employment to corporate social responsibility.