Honoring the 2021 Power 50 at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference

Apr 15, 2021 4:05 PM ET
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DiversityFirstTM will be hosting the 17th Annual National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 21-22 and April 28-29, 2021. The conference will be held virtually with this year’s theme being “Be a Changemaker”. The four-day conference will honor a number of diverse talent from different industries.

In celebration of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we want to honor women in the C-Suite (CEO, CFO, COO, Senior Executives, etc) from top companies who endeavor to improve not just their departments and companies, but their communities as well. Now we celebrate their hard work and progressive initiatives that serve to make the gender gap in the C-Suite just that much smaller.

To see the full list of the 2021 awardees please visit; Home | 2021 Power 50

About The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

With thousands of attendees, the 2021 National Diversity & Leadership Conference remains one of the largest diversity conferences in the nation. Offering extraordinary networking opportunities, professional development, and critical conversations surrounding diversity and inclusion, attendees are able to curate their experience for optimal learning and growth. This year’s conference will take place virtually on April 21-22 and 28-29. More information about the Diversity & Leadership Conference is available at their website.

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2021 Awardees

Amelia Hardy

Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity, Best Buy Co.

Angela Santone

Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, AT&T

Angela Wesley

SVP, Chief Talent Acquisition and Workforce Strategy Officer, TIAA

Anita Sehgal

SR. Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Ballclub

Ann Janssen

Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, EOG

Annette Martinez

SVP, State Farm

Anu Gupta

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

Bhavana Bartholf

General Manager, Microsoft

Carissa De Santis

Dickeys

Charlene Lake

Chief Sustainability Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, AT&T Foundation Chair, AT&T Services, Inc.

Cindy Davis

Executive Vice President, Chief Brand Officer, Bed Bath & Beyond

Deanna Draper

SVP, Legal, Dell

Donna Morris

EVP, Chief People Officer, Walmart

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Dr. Shehnaaz Suliman

President & COO, Alector

Elisa Garcia

Chief Legal Officer, Macy’s Inc.

Freda Lee

SVP, Relationship Management, AIG Retirement Services

Illisia Miller

Jennifer Zaldivar-Clark

Communications Executive

Jessica Daughetee

CMO, DoubleCheck Solutions

Joanna Burkey

Chief Information Security Officer, HP

Jyoti Shukla

SVP, Listener Experiences & Product and Design, Sirius XM Pandora

Kate Day

Partner, Bracewell LLP

Katherine Neebe

VP, National Engagement & Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer, Duke Energy

Kathy Styponias

Executive Vice President of Technology Strategy & Business Operations, WarnerMedia

Katie Beirne Fallon

Executive VP & Chief Global Impact Officer, McDonald’s

Katrina S. Lindsey, CCEP

SVP, Deputy General Counsel & CCO, The ODP Corporation

Laura Duda

SVP & CCO, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Laureen Knudsen

Chief Transformation Officer, Broadcom

Lily Yan Hughes

C-Suite Executive

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Linda Rutherford

SVP & CCO, Southwest Airlines Company

Lori Havolvitz

SVP & Chief Information Security Officer, Cardinal Health

Margaret Herndon

CMO, Westrock

Maria Tafuri

VP, Chief Sales Enablement Officer, IBM Global Sales

Marisa Perez

SVP of Growth Acceleration, PepsiCo North America

Marissa Farrar

SVP, HR, AECOM

Mary Carol Alexander

Vice President, South Region and US Sponsor, Microsoft

Mary Jane Melendez

Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, General Mills

Mary Stanhope

Chief Marketing Officer, Unitas Global

Miriam Lewis

CIO, Principal Financial Group

Nicole Hughey

Vice President, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, SiriusXM

Patricia Huska

CPO, American Express Global Business Travel

Rebecca Perlmutter Finkel

Sally Brandtneris

CFO, Logicalis

Stacey Woods

Senior Vice President of HR Operations, XPO Logistics, Inc.

Terina Matthews

SVP Corporate Investment Bank (CIB) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wells Fargo

Torrey Littlejohn

EVP, JLL

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Vanessa Allen Sutherland

EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Norfolk Southern Corporation

Vivian Greentree

SVP, Head of Global Corporate Citizenship & President, Fiserv Cares Foundation

Yang Xu

Senior VP, Global Treasurer & Head of Global Business Excellence, the Kraft Heinz Company

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Contact:
Alexus Christian
Communications Specialist
alexus.christian@nationaldiversitycouncil.org