Leadership

Because she couldn’t find a bag both stylish and functional, Lau founded her own handbag company Joanna Lau has never been one to wallow in the status quo. Even as a youngster, she prized standing out over fitting in. “I grew up in a family that always...

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...

Lyft’s head of inclusion and diversity is determined to tackle Silicon Valley’s inclusion challenges head-on By Kimberly Olson Last year, Tariq Meyers, not long out of college, became the first head of inclusion and diversity at Lyft, the peer-to-peer ride-sharing company whose vehicles initially became recognizable for...

A cleaning industry CEO shares how new technology leads to cleaner rooms and satisfied employees By Katrina Brown Hunt One of biggest challenges in Dr. Ilham Kadri’s industry is that often you can’t see the success. “The problem with ‘clean’ is that it’s invisible—if you can see...

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...

Bloomberg’s Agent of Change Two years ago, Erika Irish Brown became the first chief diversity 
officer for the business and financial information and news company Bloomberg. With a background primarily in investment banking and capital markets, she brings a longtime passion for diversity and inclusion to...

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