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Women’s History Month Profiles: Katharine Graham, Washington Post Publisher and First Female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers like Katharine Graham, who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: June 16, 1917, New York City Died: July 17, 2001, Boise,…

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NASDAQ President Backtracks Proposed Boardroom Diversity Requirements

When stock market indexing giant NASDAQ announced plans to make the companies listed on its exchange include at least some measure of diversity on their boards last December, the reaction was loud and immediate from both sides. Right-leaning groups like The Heritage Foundation declared the move “discriminatory and immoral” and…

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Thasunda Brown Duckett Named CEO of TIAA; Second Black Woman Recently Named to Lead Fortune 500 Company

TIAA — Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America — has announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett will become the company’s new CEO, succeeding Roger W. Ferguson Jr. who announced in November 2020 his plans to retire. With her appointment, Duckett will join newly named Walgreen’s CEO Rosalind Brewer as one…

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Speaks to Rutgers Center for Women in Business About Addressing Racial Injustice

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson spoke today on how leaders can be morally courageous and speak out against the racial injustice. Her fireside video chat with Lisa Kaplowitz, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Women in Business at Rutgers University Business School addressed racism, allyship and the power of…

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Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan Answers COVID-19 Questions

Originally published on LinkedIn.com by Vas Narasimhan.  The top questions I’ve been asked about the pandemic As a physician-scientist who has spent much of my career working on drug and vaccine development, including during the H1N1 pandemic, I’ve been getting many questions about my take on the COVID-19 response. I…

Cigna Corporation Announces Appearance at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Originally posted on Cigna.com Global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) announced that David Cordani, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 14, 2020 in San Francisco, CA. Cigna’s presentation is expected to begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. PST.  Investors, analysts,…

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Marriott’s Arne Sorenson in One-on-One Interview with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson

Marriott International (No. 2 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) President and CEO Arne Sorenson discusses a range of topics, from purpose to allyship, in a one-on-one interview with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson. Related Video: Marriott International’s David Rodriguez on How to Increase Employee Engagement Tangibly