• Diversity and Inclusion
  • Debra Lee, former BET Networks CEO, Launches New Search Firm To Boost Diversity On Corporate Boards

    Debra Lee, former CEO of BET Networks, has launched Monarchs Collective, a consultancy to boost corporate board diversity as new rules and heightened social awareness make director appointments more of a key issue than ever before. She and  partner Rabia de Lande Long, an executive coach and management consultant to Fortune 500 companies, will work from both coasts to “build Read More »

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  • Beyah Named Dean of College of Engineering

    Raheem Beyah has been selected as Georgia Tech’s new dean and Southern Company chair of the College of Engineering. Beyah is currently Georgia Tech’s vice president for Interdisciplinary Research, executive director of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program, and is the Motorola Foundation Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Read More »

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  • 8 Diversity Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Employers are re-evaluating workplace diversity at their organizations, starting with being more thoughtful about recruiting from a broader range of talent. “An effective diversity recruitment program involves taking a close look at every step of the recruitment process, from sourcing and recruitment marketing, to screening and interview practices, to how you present an offer,” said Read More »

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  • AMERICAN EXPRESS MAKES HISTORY WITH THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN ON ITS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    American Express named President of Strategic Partnerships Glenda McNeal to its Executive Committee this week, making the veteran executive the first Black woman to sit on the Committee. “Having Glenda’s expertise and experience on the Executive Committee will be a huge asset for us,” American Express Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen J. Squeri said Read More »

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  • L’Oreal Re-Hires Black Model They Once Fired After She Spoke Up About Racism

    Munroe Bergdorf, a former model for L’Oreal who was fired in 2017 for speaking up about systemic racism, has been re-hired. This time, however, the world’s largest cosmetics company has brought her on board to advise them regarding their diversity and inclusion policies. Berdgorf, who used to be featured in L’Oreal’s UK advertising campaigns, was Read More »

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  • Hyundai Motor North America Appoints Erwin Raphael Chief Cost Optimization Officer

    Hyundai Motor North America has selected Genesis and Hyundai veteran Erwin Raphael to lead a new cross-affiliate group as the Chief Cost Optimization Officer for Hyundai Motor North America. The new group, the North American Cost Optimization Committee, was created as a part of Hyundai’s efforts to streamline and better integrate all of Hyundai’s operations Read More »

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  • Google Diversity Report Shows Little Progress For Women And People Of Color

    Google released its seventh consecutive diversity report on Thursday, revealing modest gains in representation for women and people of color, and a disproportionately white, Asian and male workforce. The percentage of black hires in the U.S. grew from 4.8% in 2018 to 5.5% in 2019, a .7% increase. The percentage of black hires in technical Read More »

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  • McKesson Corporation Names Michael C. McNeil Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer

    McKesson Corporation names Michael C. McNeil Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will report directly to Nancy Flores, EVP, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer. McNeil will be responsible for enhancing and overseeing McKesson’s information and operational technology security strategy program, as well managing information security governance. He will also Read More »