LaFawn Davis Bailey is a Director of Communications at Paypal focused on HR Initiatives including people processes, manager success, world-class recruiting and diversity & inclusion. Prior to joining the PR and Communications organization at eBay Inc., she grew a robust career in People Operations spanning 10 years at Google and Yahoo — focused on recruiting programs, performance management, career management, employee engagement and business partner roles. Throughout her career, LaFawn has cultivated her passion for diversity and inclusion by bringing that lens with her — no matter the role, task or team — through brand equity, strategy and data analysis, deepening relationships and strengthening communication channels within underrepresented communities in the technology industry.
Prior to her career at eBay Inc., Yahoo and Google, LaFawn enjoyed a varied career across operational management, engineering project management and business systems analysis. As a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she attended San Jose State University with a focus on International Business and has held unique roles for Silicon Valley technology and financial companies such as Analog Devices, Quinstreet, Inc. and Providian Financial.