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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...

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...

Ask Alicia Petross, the Hershey Company’s vice president of diversity, inclusion, and engagement, what she is most proud of, and her answer is clear: diversity and inclusion are more than aspirational goals. Petross points to the fact that Hershey is one of two Fortune 500 companies whose...

The CDO for global computing giant Lenovo impacts the bottom line by blending East and West Yolanda Conyers, vice president of global human resources and chief diversity officer for Lenovo, has a challenging role—leveraging diversity and inclusion in a global company with a Chinese heritage. Since 2007...

5 Minutes with Nellie Borrero: Accenture It takes courage to be successful at advocating for diversity and inclusion Growing up in New York City, Nellie Borrero learned early that to thrive in life, she had to resist the urge to take things personally. Today, the senior global inclusion and diversity managing...

The Goldman Sachs CDO on the positives of ambiguity, returning to the workforce, and intersectionality Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri, who grew up in Puerto Rico and came to the United States to study at Princeton, has long been integral in promoting diversity at the financial firm Goldman Sachs. Today she...

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