Lance Lavergne Title: Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Company: New York Life Insurance Company Corporate Headquarters: New York City, NY Website: www.newyorklife.com Primary Business: The largest mutual life insurance company in the US Revenues: $14.38 billion Employees: Approx 9,098 Vision of the Future In scanning the diversity and... Read more
Wanda Brackins Title: Head, Global Diversity Company: RBC Wealth Management Corporate Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota Website: www.rbcwm-usa.com Primary Business: Financial services Revenues: $1.3 billion Employees: 5,000 Vision of the Future What diversity and inclusion challenges remain today? In spite of the incredible strides that have been made in the area... Read more
Linda Jimenez Title: Chief Diversity Officer & Staff VP – Diversity & Inclusion Company: WellPoint Inc. Corporate Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana Website: www.wellpoint.com Primary Business: Health Benefits Revenues: $58.8 billion Employees: Approx 38,000 Vision of the Future I often tell my colleagues that as diversity practitioners we are standing on... Read more
Tasha Kitty Senior HR Program Consultant, Talent Acquisition, Management, and Diversity, Sun Life Financial, US Corporate Headquarters: Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts Website: www.sunlife.com/us Primary Business: Financial Services Revenues: $10.3 billion Employees: 2,845 (14,260 Worldwide) Vision of the Future Over the past several years, the financial industry has established more diverse... Read more
Amy Kahn, Ph.D. Director of Diversity, University of the Rockies Corporate Headquarters: Colorado Springs, Colorado Website: www.rockies.edu Primary Business: Graduate school Revenues: $190.9 million Employees: More than 5,500 Vision of the Future What diversity and inclusion challenges remain today? The industry continues to be challenged by the meaning and... Read more
If you’re trying to interpret someone’s behavior in today’s diverse world, there’s a good chance that you’re misinterpreting their behavior all together.
Survey responses suggested four major areas on which organizations should focus to counter pessimism embedded in men’s pre-training attitudes toward D&I programs.
Understanding why women lawyers leave law firms in disporportionately high numbers, Lorelie Masters asks all to “opt in” to encourage a level playing field for all lawyers.
In 2008, WellPoint initiated a legal diversity team populated with a diverse cross-section of legal associates, including by race, age, gender, ethnic background, and job function.
As 2011 begins to unfold, we can all look back and see that tremendous strides have been made in the field of diversity and inclusion. We all have much to be proud of. But diversity practitioners know that there is still much work to be done. We asked some of today’s leading diversity officers to share their vision of the future. What is working? What still needs to happen? Here is an opportunity to gain valuable insights from some of the brightest in the business as they share their vision of the future.