Betsy Duke — A Career of Firsts in Leadership

Amid crises and accomplishments, Wells Fargo Chair Betsy Duke has forged a career of firsts, culminating with being named the first female chair of a major U.S. bank.

As she relaxed on a Saturday afternoon in 1991, Betsy Duke received a phone call that would change her life. Her mentor and boss at a community bank in Virginia, the Bank of Tidewater, had died from a heart attack. Twenty-four hours later, Duke became one of the state’s first female banking CEOs.

Wells Fargo Releases Pay Equity Study Results

Wells Fargo releases results from a recent study to highlight the company’s commitment to equitable pay for team members.

On Thursday, Wells Fargo released the results of its most recent pay equity study, which was conducted by a third-party consultant, to highlight the company’s ongoing commitment to equitable pay for its team members.

Currently, 56 percent of Wells Fargo’s team members are women, and 42 percent of its U.S. workforce are people of color. After accounting for factors such as role, tenure, and geography, the results from the study continue to show the following:

Booz Allen Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine


Booz Allen Hamilton is proud to again be listed among CAREERS & the disABLED’s Top 50 Employers, appearing in the #10 spot this year. To determine the list and rankings, CAREERS & the disABLED magazine surveyed its readers via mail and email, asking them to select the top companies in the country for which they would most prefer to work or believe provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities.

Maria Hughes Discusses the Critical Role of Inclusion and Diversity


Maria Hughes, Humana’s Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, recently spoke with DiversityInc about the critical role that I&D plays and the perspective she brings to her job.

She noted that “in order for inclusion and diversity to be successful in our organization, it has to be connected to our values, sustainable and drive business outcomes.”

Comcast NBCUniversal Q&A: A Seat at the Billion Dollar Roundtable

Peter Kiriacoulacos, Comcast NBCUniversal’s Chief Procurement Officer, and Rick Hughes, Chairman of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, discuss how supplier diversity drives better outcomes for businesses and their communities.
The Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) is a corporate advocacy organization created in 2001 to recognize and celebrate companies that achieved spending of at least $1 billion with diverse-owned suppliers.  Since Comcast NBCUniversal became the first media and technology company inducted into the BDR in 2015, our commitment to diverse suppliers has only strengthened, and our company has seen tremendous benefits as a result. 

From the NBC Writers’ Room: How Authenticity & Diversity Built 'This Is Us'

Kay Oyegun is a Nigerian-American TV writer and one of the storytellers behind NBC’s heartfelt primetime drama, “This Is Us.” In an interview, Kay shares her thoughts on why “This Is Us” resonates with diverse audiences across the country.

One of the main reasons people have embraced “This Is Us” is because the Pearson family’s story is universal.  Their joys and struggles – from the birth of a child, to financial difficulties, to career wins, to challenges with weight loss – are so relatable.  

Citi Earns Perfect Score on LGBT Workplace Equality Scorecard

Citi scores 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index for 14th consecutive year
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NEW YORK, December 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the 14th consecutive year, Citi received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The national survey benchmarks corporate policies and practices for LGBT workplace equality.

Peter Grauer on Gender Parity, Diversity in the Boardroom

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On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Peter Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, and founding chairman of the U.S. 30% Club, discusses gender parity and diversity in the boardroom with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets."

​Watch the video.

Northern Trust Gets a New Leader


Shundrawn Thomas, the new president of Northern Trust Asset Management, is the first person of color in 128 years in the senior management group at the bank and will help diversity efforts. "So, if you're a young person of color coming into the financial services industry and at a great company like Northern you don't see people like you at that (senior) level ... you might say well, what chance do I have?" he said.

Fourteen Booz Allen Women Honored with Women of Color in STEM Awards


Fourteen Booz Allen Hamilton women were honored as Technology Rising Stars and All-Stars at the 2017 Women of Color in STEM Conference, held in October in Detroit, MI. These women join nearly 250 of their Booz Allen colleagues who have been recognized with Women of Color in STEM awards since 2004.

Imagining your own career in STEM? We asked a few of the Booz Allen leaders honored at this year’s award ceremony to tell us a little bit about how they got where they are.


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