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Board director Susann Chapman-Hughes is passionate about creating sustainable change and opportunities in organizations. The rapidly evolving ESG landscape, and the recent focus on the ‘S’ in ESG, is having great effects on board room compensation committees. …


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There’s a cycle that’s as true for business as it is for agriculture. In order to enjoy the fruits of your labor, you must focus first on sowing the seeds that will provide you with success. …


Anouk Pappers

I was honored to be invited to address the first ‘Emerging Leaders’ cohort of The Leverage Network (TLN). TLN is a national leader in preparing, positioning and promoting Black professionals for service on healthcare governing boards.

They are now bringing the same approach to the C-Suite with its new Emerging…


Susan Schoenfeld

Global Cultural Communication Advisor Christa Dowling recently interviewed me as a feature for her online column. She provided some insight into my background:

“Susan R. Schoenfeld, CEO and Founder of Wealth Legacy Advisors LLC, serves as ‘thought partner’ to families of wealth through personal attention and human spirit. Susan has…


How can we keep our momentum moving toward #5050x2028? One thing is clear. Summer vacation is over. To make next summer sunny for women in elected office, we’ve got to get going now.

No question, the 2020 election was closely fought and helped bring highly capable women to the governing…


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At the Black Women Lead Virtual Town Hall event hosted by the All In Together organization, I had an opportunity to bring attention to how companies are failing to include Black women. …


John Stewart

Today we are in conversation with Dr. John H. Stewart, IV, MD, MBA, an advanced researcher, strategist, and clinician. He is the founding director of the Louisiana State university — Louisiana Children’s Medical Cancer Center. He is a strong advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in medicine. …


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Jamie Covello is recognized as a leader in the real estate industry. She has 30+ years of experience, expertise, and insights, most recently as Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield. She joined Avison Young as Executive Director in 2017.

I am meeting with her to find out what motivated her to…


My journey with the Black Corporate Board Readiness Program, part 2 of 4 — Merritt McKenzie

Recently, I began sharing my journey with the Black Corporate Board Readiness (BCBR) Program at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. In part 1 of this series, I shared my decision-making process in…


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During the past two years, online shopping has benefitted the world greatly. It allowed us to buy products safely when going to the store was considered a health risk. Even before the pandemic, we heard rumors that in-person retail was dying. One would think that the pandemic would exacerbate that…

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