Leadership

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...

Creating strong teams at Zurich North America By Kimberly Olson Early in Brian Little’s career, conversations with senior leaders caused something to click. “What I really liked at that time was being able to talk to a CEO or CFO,” he says. “I enjoyed learning about their...

The NCAA is putting a full-court press on increasing diversity and inclusion in college athletics Over the past 50 years or so, collegiate sports have been considered one of the most inclusionary elements of American society. College athletics became universally integrated by race in the 1960s,...

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