The Power of Unleashing Talent

Patricia Lee has always had a passion for diversity issues because she knows "the power of unleashing talent, of removing the barriers of someone being constrained by their perceptions of difference or the reality of bias in the workplace." Read her story here.

Accenture Names First Woman As US Group Chief Executive

Accenture named Julie Spellman Sweet to head its U.S. operations. As of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders.

Accenture's announcement that Julie Spellman Sweet has been promoted to Group Chief Executive-North America means that as of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders (Deloitte, IBM and KPMG are the others).

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McDonald's CEO to Retire; Black Fortune 500 CEOs Decline by 33% in Past Year

DiversityInc Top 50 companies remain ahead of the Fortune 500 when it comes to having members of underrepresented groups as CEOs.

Thompson

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Wells Fargo Names Michelle Lee Top East Coast Community Banking Exec

Michelle Lee, who had been the company's Northeast community banking chief, is a prime example of successful talent development at Wells Fargo.

Michelle Lee didn't plan on being a banker. Now, she's about to become one of the most influential bankers in the country.

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VIDEO: A Conversation With Warner Baxter, CEO, Ameren

How did Ameren, the utility company that services Ferguson, Missouri, help residents cope with the turbulence around them? Ameren's CEO Warner L. Baxter talked with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about community support and the value of diversity and inclusion to Ameren's future at DiversityInc's October event.

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VIDEO: How to Get Buy-In From Middle Managers

What's the biggest diversity question in corporate America? How do you get buy-in from middle managers, most of whom are white men? Three experts—Ken Barrett of General Motors, Kim Hauer of Caterpillar and Lissiah Hundley of Cox Communications—shared their best practices at a panel at DiversityInc's October event.

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VIDEO: How to Build Advocacy for D&I

Toyota Financial Services President and CEO Mike Groff demonstrated how top leadership drives diversity initiatives as he inspired an audience of corporate leaders at DiversityInc's October event.

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Juan Carlos Morales and Chris Van Buren: Why 2 Top Execs Moved to TIAA-CREF

Both men were attracted to TIAA-CREF because of its reputation for ethics and its inclusive client base.

Morales, Van Buren

By Barbara Frankel

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