La Donica (Donnie) Small is an award-winning tech and diversity recruiting maven with 20+ years of experience. Her experience ranges from startups to multi-billion dollar global corporations.
Donnie was called out in a press conference as “America’s Recruiter” by Barack Obama! A photo of Donnie with Barack Obama’s hand on her shoulder sits in pride of place on her mother's mantlepiece.
Donnie currently manages a team of diversity recruiting professionals entrusted with building for scale, globally. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master’s degree in Human Resources Development from the American University, Washington DC. She was awarded the 2019 Facebook Black@ ERG Annual Unsung Hero Award which honors one employee annually for their overall contributions to the Black community. Most recently she was named to Diversity MBA’s 14th annual list of Top 100 under 50 Executive Leaders for 2020.