Freada Kapor Klein, a longtime outspoken critic of the tech sector’s diversity and inclusion efforts, urges Silicon Valley to use a more data-driven approach By Jackie Krentzman Long before the current generation of diversity and inclusion practitioners began trying to figure out how to make companies more...

The Hong Kong native and Cisco SVP never was told when growing up “girls don’t do math” By Jackie Krentzman KC Wu, Cisco’s senior vice president, Operations Architecture, is responsible for keeping the company’s operating platform—in effect, its complex machinery—finely tuned and operating at full potential. Operations...

Building Bridges Through Diversity by Tamara E. Holmes A financial advisor with investment firm Edward Jones, Emily Pitts noticed that the industry had few people of color. That led her to wonder what Edward Jones could do better to attract and retain a more diverse workforce. The...

A corporate scare turns an employee into an entrepreneur By Sheon Wilson It wasn’t easy finding a natural hair section in stores when Mahisha Dellinger started CURLS in 2002. National retailers weren’t offering much shelf space to products for customers with curly, wavy, and kinky hair who...

Entrepreneur leverages the power of technology to improve health outcomes Yuting Su has always focused on helping people, but her methods for doing so have changed—and dramatically. The 30-year-old, who is originally from Taiwan, once worked in a hospital as a respiratory therapist. In that job,...

Jolen Anderson sees her diversity and inclusion work not just as a career but as a calling. Armed with a legal background, she has held diversity, HR and legal roles with Visa, for which she is currently senior vice president and chief diversity officer. Anderson loves...

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