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About the Council

 

The Global Talent and Diversity Council advises Asia Society on how best to leverage its public voice in the area of global talent and diversity leadership and how to best serve Corporate Members with their global leadership objectives and to regularly share best practices on the leadership challenges they face in global talent and diversity. 

 

Council as of August 2017


 

CHAIR

Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, Esq.
Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Prudential Financial, Inc.

 

MEMBERS

Umran Beba
SVP, CHRO for Human Capital Management Services and Operations
PepsiCo
 
Jyoti Chopra*
Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
BNY Mellon
 
Manolet G. Dayrit
Partner
KPMG LLP
 
Yrthya Dinzey-Flores
Executive Director, CSR & Diversity, Cultural Investments
Time Warner
 
Nancy Dunn
Manager, Diversity & Inclusiveness
Secretary, GE Foundation Board of Directors
GE
 
 
Laura Ellis Griffith
Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity
McKinsey & Company 
 
Walter Hurdle
Global Chief Diversity Officer
AIG
 
Eugene Kelly
Worldwide Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
Colgate-Palmolive Company
 
Rebecca Port
Regional Head HR Europe Americas & Regional Head of Talent and Learning
Standard Chartered Bank 
 
Viswanathan Ramanathan
Chief Executive Officer
New York Branch
State Bank of India
Vipul Sheth
Vice President, Corporate Quality
Medtronic, Inc.
 
Marva Smalls
Executive Vice President, Global Inclusion Strategy
Viacom
 
Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri
Chief Diversity Officer &
Global Co-head of Talent Development
Goldman Sachs
 
Jacqueline Welch
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Freddie Mac
 
Shariq Yosufzai
Vice President, Global Diversity,
Ombuds and University Partnerships
Chevron Corporation
 
 

 

 

ADVISORS

Subha Barry*
General Manager
Working Mother Media
 
Philip A. Berry*
Chief Human Resources Officer
Clinton Foundation 
Neddy Perez*
Member at Large
 
David Reid
Executive Director, Global Talent Initiatives
Asia Society

 

*indicates Former Co-Chair Council