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 November 2018


Umran Beba
Global Diversity, Engagement & Talent Officer

Apoorva Gandhi
Vice President, Multicultural Affairs
Marriott International, Inc.


Meeka Bondy 
Senior Vice President
Legal Affairs

Eric Braverman
Vice President
Talent Development
Lutron Electronics Co.

Yau Cheng
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion 
BNY Mellon

Manolet G. Dayrit

Yrthya Dinzey-Flores
Vice President, Corporate Social
Responsibility & Diversity 
Warner Media

Julie Everitt
Deputy Head, HR Americas
Standard Chartered Bank

Laura Ellis Griffith
Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity
McKinsey & Company

Dominica Groom
Vice President
Diversity & Inclusion
Freddie Mac

Walter Hurdle
Global Chief Diversity Officer

Eugene Kelly
Vice President
Global Diversity & Inclusion

Sophia Khan
Senior Director 
Global Inclusion Diversity & Engagement
Medtronic, Inc.

Arindam Mukhopadhyay
Managing Director, Information Security
Ops and Global Head, GBS Strategy

Viswanathan Ramanathan
Chief Executive Officer
New York Branch
State Bank of India

Carly Sanchez
Head of Talent Acquisition
Strategy and Delivery
Wells Fargo & Co.

Tiffani Scott
Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader
BDX Corporate/Shared Services
Becton Dickinson

Jason Williams 
Vice President
Diversity and Inclusion

Sabina Zaman
Financial Accounting Advisory Services


Subha Barry*
General Manager
Working Mother Media

Philip A. Berry*
Chief Human Resources Officer
Clinton Foundation

Jyoti Chopra*
Member at Large

David Reid
Executive Director
Corporate Programs & Talent Initiatives
Asia Society

Shariq Yosufzai
Member at Large

*indicates Former Co-Chair Council