Career Check-in with Bernita Dillard: Director, Diversity Sourcing
With over a decade of experience in transforming hiring and talent management programs, Bernita Dillard, MBA, is an award-winning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) leader. Her mission is to create inclusive work environments where underrepresented individuals have equal access to career opportunities and advancement. She is a master at expanding talent pipelines, developing strategic partnerships, and implementing comprehensive DEI strategies that deliver industry-leading results.
Currently, Bernita is the Director of Diversity Sourcing for Expedia Group, where she leads a group of talented experts who connect talent to opportunities at Expedia Group!
What is your favorite part of your job that excites you the most?
As a talent acquisition leader, providing access to opportunity is my purpose-driven work. It’s not just about meeting this goal and/or hitting my next objective; it’s about creating a truly inclusive hiring process where everyone has the chance to succeed. Seeing individuals from underrepresented and historically excluded backgrounds reach their full potential and achieve their career goals is the most rewarding part of my job. Knowing that I played a part in creating a level playing field where diverse perspectives are valued and embraced is what motivates me every day.
What makes Expedia Group a great place to work?
Expedia Group is a great place to work because it’s a place where I feel seen, heard & valued. It’s a place where I can thrive and contribute to solutions that have a lasting impact on how we hire.
Why would you recommend a career within EG?
Expedia Group is a fantastic place to work, and I highly recommend it. One of the things that make this company stand out is its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Expedia Group values unique voices and diverse perspectives.
We are looking for top talent in various areas such as Mobile Engineering, Software Engineering, Product and Program Management to help drive the development of our key platform capabilities, seamlessly roll out new features, and continuously raise the bar on our operational excellence and engineering practices.