For Chief Diversity Officers, the last few years have been a tumultuous time. Some have sought new roles as former employers failed to deliver on promises and others chased new challenges where they felt they could make a greater impact, find better resources or simply grow their own careers.
This interview is the latest in a series dedicated to catching up with CDOs who have moved in recent years or ascended into a CDO role for the first time. We discuss their experience, what the move has done for them, the work they’re doing and the advice they have for other aspiring or current CDOs.
When Michelle Jordan joined AT&T (a Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Hall of Fame company) in 2006 as a Product Development Manager, a journey toward work in HR and eventually diversity, equity and inclusion was not something she could have imagined.