Zenovia Harris is an accomplished author, fierce and innovative leader and a powerhouse
speaker with a heart for youth! In 2019 Zenovia was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for
the Kent Chamber of Commerce, becoming the first African American CEO to lead the chamber
in its 70+years. Her role serves as the spokesperson for the business community in the 6 th largest
city in the state of WA which was named among the 8th most ethnically diverse cities in
America according to Wallet hub.
Zenovia is a certified diversity professional who served as the President for the Washington
Diversity Council Advisory Board. Zenovia currently serves on the Board of Directors for
Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region and the Why Not You Academy. In the last decade
Zenovia has worked in higher education, sales and marketing and has owned her own businesses.
Zenovia understands how diversity and inclusion can impact an organizations bottom line and
culture. Zenovia was recently awarded the “Diversity Spirit Achievement Award” from City
Career Fair productions for her active support of Diversity in the community and workplace.
Zenovia is a dynamic leader who is fearless and full of fresh ideas. Zenovia in known for her
tenacity and ability to create a thriving work cultures that are inclusive, innovative and results
Along with her diversity certification, Zenovia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business
Management, a Master’s in Public Administration, a Real Estate Brokers license and a Signing
Notary Certification with the NNA.