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How To Diversify Your Corporate Board

Posted by Deanna Singh | Feb 18, 2021 3:00:00 AM

I am so excited to share with you my conversation with Lesley Slaton Brown, the Chief Diversity Officer at HP Inc. Lesley was also named one of the most powerful women in corporate diversity by Black Enterprise, and a top influential woman in corporate America by Savoy Magazine. In our conversation, we talk at length about the strides HP has taken in prioritizing diversity, particularly at the board level. She also shares some of the strategies they are applying to ensure that the diversity of the board is applied throughout other levels of the organization as well.

Topics in this episode

  • Building an infrastructure of diversity
  • The role reverse mentorship plays at HP
  • Front-lines of employee engagement, culture, and community
  • Building relationships that amplify the culture
  • Recognizing and building systems around transparency
  • Having a multiplying effect to the work that you are creating


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesley-slaton-brown-345988/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DailySlate


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Written by Deanna Singh

Deanna Singh, Founder/Chief Change Agent of Flying Elephant, is known for giving audiences the tools and courage to imagine, activate, and impact the world as agents of change. She is a trailblazer and dynamic speaker who is at the forefront of social change. She is an accomplished author, educator, business leader, and champion for marginalized communities. Singh earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is also the author of two children’s books, I am a Boy of Color, and I am a Girl of Color and a business book, Purposeful Hustle.

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