Corporate Diversity Starts in the Board Room

This week, Ursula Burns, the former CEO of Xerox and first African-American woman to serve as CEO for a Fortune 500 company, discussed how companies should be responding to racial inequity and why she thinks the rhetoric from the Trump administration needs to be offset by real action from the private sector. Bozoma Saint John, chief marketing officer at Endeavor, and Stacey Bendet, founder of fashion label Alice + Olivia, spoke about the social media movement #ShareTheMicNow, which is seeking to amplify the voices of Black women via the Instagram platforms of famous white women in Hollywood, fashion, and politics. Dan Fuss, renowned bond fund manager and vice chairman at Loomis Sayles, came on ahead of the Fed decision to talk about why he thinks low rates are here to stay. Then Paul Hennessy, CEO of online auto sales platform Vroom, joined the day his company went public to discuss the IPO and whether the pandemic will permanently alter consumer behavior.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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