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With racial tensions running high across the U.S., what can board directors do to encourage diversity and prioritize inclusion? In this four-part Inside America’s Boardrooms series, we explore issues of racism and social justice through the lens of three communities: Asian/Pacific, Hispanic/Latino and African American/Black.


Part 1

In this first in a four-part series, Priya Cherian Huskins, Board Member with Realty Income Corp., and Doug Chia, President of Soundboard Governance, share their views on inclusion of the Asian-Pacific community within the boardroom and senior management.

Part 2

In Part 2 of our series, Esther Aguilera, President & CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA), and Roel Campos, Board Member with Regional Management Corp. and LCDA Chairman, discuss diversity and inclusion of the Latino/Hispanic community.

Part 3

In Part 3 of our series, Rose McKinney-James, Board Member with MGM Resorts International and Toyota Financial Savings Bank, and John W. Rogers Jr., Board Member with Nike, McDonald’s, and The NY Times, Co-founder of the Black Corporate Directors Conference, offer solutions for better achieving better diversity and inclusion of African American/Black directors.

Part 4

In this episode, Ashley Marchand Orme, Associate Director of Content & Special Initiatives for the NACD, discusses “next steps” in the final segment of our series on systemic racism. What key takeaways and actionable insights did our guests offer across the three segments?

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