The Diversity & Inclusion New Leaders Academy


Academy faculty members are experienced business leaders from some of the world's most respected and successful organizations and are selected for their expertise in diversity & inclusion, organizational transformation, and leadership and development.

The academy faculty shares insights and experiences, that participants can apply to their work in real time. 

Learning Coaches

Our pool of learning coaches are business executives who have successfully developed and executed diversity and inclusion strategies in a wide variety of organizations. Over the course of the academy, participants and their learning coach focus on strategy development and execution that can be applied to their current roles.

If you are a current or former chief dIversity officer and are interested in becoming a learning coach, please contact Toni Riccardi at

Kimberly Admire

Kimberly Admire

Vice President, Human Resources

Lockheed Martin (Retired)

Rosie (Colandreo) Allan

Rosie Allan

Senior Associate

Booz Allen Hamilton

Jennifer W. Allyn

Managing Director, Office of Diversity

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Rohini Anand

Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer

Sodexo, Inc.
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Jonathan S. Beane

Executive Director, Global Workforce Diversity and Inclusion

Time Warner

Chris Brassell

Chris Brassel

National Director

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Reggie Butler

Reggie Butler

Founder and CEO

Performance Paradigm
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Anthony P. Carter

Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Johnson & Johnson
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Deborah Dagit

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

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Shinder Dhillon

Global Director, Talent Management, Diversity & Inclusion

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
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Ana Duarte

Chief Diversity Officer


Tim Galusha

Tim Galusha

Owner and Principal

TMG Associates 
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Amy George

Vice President, Talent, Diversity and Inclusion

Terex Corporation 
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Bryan Gingrich

Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Infrastructure/Alignment Manager

Wells Fargo

Gwen Houston

General Manager, Global Diversity and Inclusion


Sheila Johnson

Director Diversity & Inclusion

Gap Inc.
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Lara Jones

Manager,  Diversity & Inclusion


Kathryn Komsa

Kathryn Komsa

Chief Diversity Officer

Marsh and McLennan

David Lange

David Lange

Global Leadership Solutions Practivce Leader

TMC, A Berlitz Company
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Audrey Lee

Vice President

Hyun & Associated
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Lydia Mallett, PhD

Vice President, Director of Talent Development and Centers of Excellence

Tyco International
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Stephanie Quappe

Global Talent Management

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
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Norma Tombari

Director, Global Diversity

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Vicki Walia, PhD

Vice President, Director of Talent Development and Centers of Excellence
AllianceBernstein L.P.

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Eric Watson

Vice President, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Delhaize America

 Academy Leaders 

Toni Riccardi

Senior Fellow & Program Director

The Conference Board                                            

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Rebekah Steele

Senior Fellow & Program Director

The Conference Board

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Diversity & Inclusion New Leaders Academy Inquiry

Contact Fana Tekle at
+1 212 339 0210 or

Diversity & Inclusion New Leaders Academy Upcoming Dates

Small classes. Personal Mentors. Preparing executives to lead change

New York

Academy Cohort B, 2015 September 30 - October 2
& November 16-18

Academy Cohort A, 2016
March, 7-9 & May 11-13

Diversity & Inclusion New Leaders Academy Brochure

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