MasterCard's Donna Johnson: Diversity Legacy

What role does diversity play in family discussions? Read how family activism shaped this chief diversity officer's career.

MasterCard's Chief Diversity Officer Donna Alligood Johnson loves to discuss diversity management during family get-togethers. Her father is the chief diversity officer at a major advertising agency; her sister, an attorney, sits on the diversity council at a prestigious law firm; and Johnson's brother is actively involved in the diversity program at the architectural firm where he's a partner. MasterCard is one of DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies.


"It's something we all feel really passionate about," she says, "having worked in industries that tended to be less than integrated."

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Mastercard: Pelé Talks About the Uniting Power of Sports

Mastercard teamed up with Brazilian retired professional footballer Pelé — the world's greatest player.

Mastercard (No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) teamed up with Brazilian retired professional footballer Pelé, who is considered the world's greatest player, to celebrate the unifying power of football and the moments that have Started Something Priceless in the history of the world's premier club competition.

While filming Mastercard's "22 Languages," Pelé elaborated on uniting power of football.