About the Council

The Global Talent and Diversity Council advises Asia Society on how best to leverage its public voice in the area of global talent and diversity leadership and how to best serve Corporate Members with their global leadership objectives and to regularly share best practices on the leadership challenges they face in global talent and diversity. 

Council as of January 2015


CHAIR

Michelle Gadsden-Williams
Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Credit Suisse

 

MEMBERS

Letty Ashworth
General Manager, Global Diversity
Delta Air Lines, Inc.

 

Lynne Barry
Human Resources Director
Telstra International Group

 

Jonathan S. Beane
Executive Director, Multicultural Initiatives
Time Warner, Inc.

 

Jyoti Chopra*
Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
BNY Mellon

 

Manolet G. Dayrit
Partner
KPMG LLP

 

Ana Duarte-McCarthy
Chief Diversity Officer
Citigroup

 

Jonathan Dunne
Global Director, Human Resources
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

 

Deborah Elam
Chief Diversity Officer
GE

 

Apoorva Gandhi

Vice President, Multicultural Affairs
Marriott International

 

Michele C. Green, Esq.
Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Prudential Financial, Inc.

 

Antoinette Hamilton
Assistant Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion
L’Oreal USA

 

Aimee Horowitz
Global Inclusion and Diversity Director
Oliver Wyman

 

Walter Hurdle
Global Chief Diversity Officer
AIG

 

Eugene Kelly
Worldwide Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
Colgate-Palmolive Company

 

Marilu Marshall
Senior Vice President
Global Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Kathleen Navarro
Chief Diversity Officer
New York Life Insurance Company

 

Christine Z. Sheehy
Managing Director & Head of Human Resources, Americas
Standard Chartered Bank

 

Vipul Sheth
Vice President
Quality Coronary & RDN
Medtronic, Inc.

 

Marva Smalls
Executive Vice President
Global Inclusion Strategy
Viacom

 

Belinda C. Tang
Vice President, Leadership and Diversity
IBM Corporation

 

Elizabeth Varghese
Americas Leader
HR Performance Improvement Practice
EY

 

Shariq Yosufzai
Vice President
Global Diversity
Chevron
 

ADVISORS

Subha Barry*
Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Board Chair, Cancer Institute of New Jersey

 

Philip A. Berry*
President
Philip Berry Associates LLC

Michael E. Chen*
General Partner and CEO
Chen and Associates

 

Kathryn Komsa
Member of the Board
YWCA of NYC

David Reid
Director, Global Talent Initiatives
Asia Society

 

*indicates Former Co-Chair Council as of January 2015