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Sephora Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress Report

In June 2020, Sephora made several renewed commitments to bring longstanding values of the brand to life.

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How Companies Can Cast the Widest Net to Hire the Best and Most Diverse Talent

It may seem obvious that most employers want to recruit not only the most qualified job prospects, but also bring aboard employees that, as a group, mirror the diversity of the population at large.

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To Women Everywhere: We Must Advocate for Ourselves

Ever have the feeling you are working as hard as you can and driving results, yet everyone around you seems to be getting ahead of you?

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Build a Culture of Equity and Inclusivity

In 2018, 20,000 Google employees walked out to protest the handling of sexual harassment claims in the workplace.

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Why and How Businesses Need to Embrace Neurodiversity

As a long-time human resources professional, I find it encouraging to see how many employers are embracing the notion of hiring people who think and learn differently.

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How To Make Equity Center Stage All the Time

Albert Einstein said, “You can’t use an old map to explore a new world.” While reimaging the post-COVID-19 age, we must remap our ways of thinking and ways of working.

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Diversity Includes Disability

I don’t think people realize how many different types of disabilities there are. People in wheelchairs or wearing hearing aids are noticeable.

Exploring Diversity via Discussion and Introspection

Exploring Diversity via Discussion and Introspection

Over the course of my academic and professional career, I have tried several methods to increase awareness about diversity and inclusion in my large-section media ethics and technology classes.

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Letitia K. James – GXO Logistics, Inc.

GXO Announces Letitia James as Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

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Dionne Wallace Oakley – Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac Names Dionne Wallace Oakley as Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer

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Darwin Conner – Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland Welcomes Darwin Conner as New US Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

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Westlake man chronicling diversity success stories in workplaces across the country for the last 20 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In 1999 Jim Rector published the first diversity magazine in the country, which is now recognized internationally.

Karen S. Lynch named the next President and CEO of CVS Health

CVS Health announces CEO transition effective February 2021

Karen S. Lynch named the next President and CEO of CVS Health and Larry J. Merlo to retire in Spring 2021.

Profiles In Diversity Journal - 2021 Award Winners

2021 Black Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners

  • Advanced Micro Devices - LaKesha Small - Senior Manager, Operations
  • Advanced Micro Devices - Terrence (TJ) Lewis - Program Manager
  • Advanced Micro Devices - Yolanda Williams - Senior Manager, Import/Export
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP - Amanda Butler-Jones - Counsel
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP - Jaelyn Judelson - Partner
  • Attune Insurance - Lael Chappell - Director, Insurance Distribution
  • Best Best & Krieger LLP - Christine N. Wood - Director, PRA Service & E-Discovery Counsel
  • Community Action Partnership of Orange County - Gregory C. Scott - President & CEO
  • Curaleaf - Khadijah Tribble - Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Dechert LLP - Sozi Pedro Tulante - Partner
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC - Venroy July - Member
  • The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. - Idris McKelvey - Vice President, Patent Group
  • Fannie Mae - Maritza Okata - Multifamily Deputy General Counsel; Senior Vice President
  • FordHarrison LLP - Tim L. Reed - Office Managing Partner
  • Freddie Mac - Fritz E.R. Jeffries III - Investments & Capital Markets Operations Director
  • Freddie Mac - Stacey Walker - Director of Housing Outreach
  • HARMAN International - Michael Craig - Senior Marketing Director, Global Lifestyle/Gaming/IoT Brands
  • Heartbeat - Camelia Walker - Vice President; Director of Performance Management and Coaching
  • Heartbeat - Michelle Edwards - Vice President, Human Resources
  • Honeywell - Cheya Dunlap - Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer
  • IBM Corporation - Nicole Spence - Senior Attorney, IP Law, Cloud & Cognitive Applications Brand Team
  • Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP - Marcus A. Barber - PartnerNi
  • Kindred Healthcare - James Poullard - Senior Vice President for Support Services, Health Equity and Experience
  • Latham & Watkins, LLP - Jennifer Kent - Senior Associate
  • Mosaic Group - Natalie Sheils - Vice President, People and Culture
  • Moss Adams - Tiffany Coln Smith - Regional Human Resources Senior Manager
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP - Marquetta J. Bryan - Partner
  • New American Funding - Kim Arrington - Diversity & Community Engagement Director; Branch Manager
  • New American Funding - John Drumgoole Jr. - Vice President, Community Lending
  • New American Funding - Nisaa El-Hasan - Senior Loan Consultant
  • New American Funding - Charles R. Lowery, Jr. - Director, Legislative Policy & External Affairs
  • New American Funding - Michael Moseby - Sales Director
  • New York Life - Whytne Brooks - Vice President, Office of Governmental Affairs
  • Oyate Group’s Bronx Rising Initiative - Jason Autar - Chief Operating Officer
  • Pashman Stein Walder Hayden - Valerie Jules McCarthy - Counsel
  • PGA of America - Charles Dillahunt - Strategic Adjunct to the Chief Executive & Chief People Officers
  • Pratt & Whitney, a business Unit of Raytheon Technologies - Rubin Harris - Vice President, Global Supply Chain
  • Sonepar USA - Joe Kidd - Vice President, Infrastructure, Support & Cyber Security
  • Sullivan & Cromwell - Tracy Richelle High - Partner
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP - Alvin E. Mathews, Jr. - Counsel
  • Valley Bank - Thais R. Sullivan - Senior Vice President; National Director of Community Lending
  • WilmerHale - April Williams - Partner

2021 Women Worth Watching® Award Winners

2021 Diversity Team Award Winners

2021 Native American/Indigenous Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners

2021 Women Worth Watching® in STEM Award Winners

2021 Asian Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners

2021 Diversity Leader Award Winners

  • Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) - Annie Holmes - Chief Equity Officer
  • Dechert LLP - Satra Sampson-Arokium - Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
  • Ernst & Young (EY) - Karyn Twaronite - Global, Americas & US Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer
  • HP Inc. - Harvey Anderson - General Counsel
  • LinkedIn - Rosanna Durruthy - Vice President, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
  • New American Funding - Patty Arvielo - Co-Founder and President
  • New York Life - Keith McClain - Vice President and Global Head of Compensation
  • RBC Capital Markets - Sandye Taylor - Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sephora - George-Axelle Broussillon Matschinga - Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion
  • Walmart - Richard Mayfield - EVP, Global Sourcing & Regional CEO - Walmex & Canada
  • Wayfair - KeyAnna Schmiedl - Global Head of Culture & Inclusion

2021 Latino Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners