Dionne Wallace Oakley – Freddie Mac

Dionne Wallace Oakley Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer Freddie Mac Names Dionne Wallace Oakley as Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer MCLEAN, Va. Aug. 2, 2021 – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Dionne Wallace Oakley will serve as the company’s senior vice president, chief human resources officer (CHRO)… Read the full article

Darwin Conner – Eversheds Sutherland

Darwin Conner US Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Eversheds Sutherland Welcomes Darwin Conner as New US Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer NEW YORK—Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Darwin Conner has joined the firm as US Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Officer, resident in the New York office. Mr. Conner will… Read the full article

Social Pinging—the Next Stage in Achieving Meaningful Inclusion

By Barbara Hockfield, Executive Managing Director, Insight Education Systems Ego, combined with good intentions, causes people to relax the reins in their quest to achieve Diversity Champion status. Good intentions are often substituted for truly effective inclusive behavior. They may think, “If my intentions are good, then my actions must reflect my well-meaning vision, right?”… Read the full article

Will Diversity and Inclusion Fall Prey to Covid-19?

By Angela Peacock, CEO of worldwide diversity and inclusion training consultancy PDT Global With whole workforces being furloughed or made redundant—and companies clamping down on anything they see as nonessential spending—will diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace join the list of coronavirus casualties? After all, far too many organizations view creating an inclusive environment—where… Read the full article

The Inclusion Production Function How to Overcome the Pitfalls of Programming and Policy

By Amanda J Felkey, PhD Thousands of companies in the U.S. and around the world are trying to make their workplaces more inclusive. Evidence that a sense of belonging can bolster effective teamwork, fuel innovation and boost profits has prompted many companies to devote resources to enhancing inclusion. The majority of fortune 100 companies have… Read the full article

At Times Like This, Little Things Matter

By Janet Crenshaw Smith and Gary A. Smith Sr. We weren’t prepared for now, yet here we are. So much is out of our control—sufficient food supply, equitable health care, safety concerns, and yep, even reliable Zoom connections and toilet paper. Here’s what I know for sure: This has happened before (okay, maybe not Zoom),… Read the full article

Hiring Future Leaders: 3 Ways Financial Services Organizations Can Achieve Diversity Today and Cultivate the Leaders of Tomorrow

By Keisha Bell With Women’s History Month behind us, we have paid tribute to the many women leaders across politics, science, and the arts that have shaped our world today. And a crucial part of preserving their legacy is positioning the next generation of women to be leaders who build on their progress. As a… Read the full article

Leading the VUCA World through Empathy, Humility & Inclusivity

By Donald Fan The world is in crisis. The United States is in crisis. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we have witnessed racial violence, racist threats, and hate crimes toward black people and other minority communities in America. The global public health pandemic, coupled with social injustice, has swept the world, making an… Read the full article

Human Equity, the Age of Purpose, and the Covid-19 Plague

By Trevor Wilson This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of… Read the full article

Announcing the 2020 Women Worth Watching® Award Winners

Women Leading the Way to Excellence in the Workplace, Marketplace, and the World [CLEVELAND, OH, June 8, 2020] Profiles in Diversity Journal® is pleased to announce the 67 winners of the magazine’s 19th annual Women Worth Watching® Awards. These outstanding leaders join more than 2,000 past Award recipients, (see www.womenworthwatching.com), including some past winners who… Read the full article