Ka Vang

Ka Vang

Vice president of equity, diversity, inclusion, and access, Meet Minneapolis

Description

Ka Vang is the first person to hold the title of vice president of EDIA at Meet Minneapolis, the city’s tourism board. She brings deep industry experience to the role. Vang determines the most impactful strategies with internal and external partners to reduce racial, ethnic, and cultural disparities in the communities Meet Minneapolis serves. She leads the Meet Minneapolis legacy project, an internal, staff-led initiative founded in the wake of George Floyd’s murder; highlights include development of a land acknowledgement in partnership with the Native American Community Development Institute. Vang leads ongoing staff training on equity and inclusion work. She’s also expanded the diverse supplier guide for meeting planners and created a BIPOC/multicultural media directory.