Blazing Trails in Diversity  Ever wondered what it’s like to be a “first”? The Honorable LaDoris “Dot” Harris knows. After starting her career as a field service engineer in a male-dominated industry sector, Harris would become the first Black female officer at electrical engineering firm ABB Inc....

Honoring a Vow to Invoke Change When Dalana Brand, vice president of people experience and head of inclusion and diversity at Twitter, started her career as a corporate finance professional, a job interview changed her profoundly. The interviewer asked, “Why would a woman be interested in the...

5 Minutes with Sandra Phillips Rogers Rogers has many roles, but in a year marked by historic change, none is more critical than her role as a diversity officer. Phillips Rogers is group vice president, chief legal officer, general counsel, and corporate secretary of Toyota Motor North...

Growing up in a diverse and eclectic community taught Wendy Lewis that diversity can influence how we think, feel, and act. “How I was raised is what provided the foundation for my career,” says Lewis, the global chief diversity officer and vice president of Global Community...

5 Minutes with Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, vice president and chief diversity officer at Prudential Financial, came to the position after 17 years as an employment lawyer, litigator, and general counsel. She talked with Diversity Woman about her priorities and challenges at the 49,000-employee...

For over a decade, Jyoti Chopra has been deeply steeped in diversity and inclusion. Recently the senior vice president for D&I for education solutions provider Pearson, Chopra also serves on the Global Talent and Diversity Council for the Asia Society and the Diversity Advisory Board for Toyota. “I’ve...

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