Saison 3 “Made in France et Ailleurs”: Rohini ANAND, PhD: “Leading Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: The Bridge between Culture and DEI”


18 h 00 min - 19 h 30 min

There are a multitude of challenges facing today’s multinational companies. As a result, global organizations must learn to engage with their distributed workforce by implementing initiatives that are more inclusive across countries and cultures. Organizations struggle with localizing their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) strategies while ensuring that they stay true to their values and push for greater equity. Join Dr. Rohini Anand, author of Leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Guide for Systemic Change in Multinational Organizations, and former SVP Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo, in an interactive fireside discussion. Rohini will share five proven principles for leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and encourage your questions and to share experiences.

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Mini bio:

Dr. Rohini Anand is a renowned leader with 30+ years’ experience leading global DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) change efforts to strengthen culture, advance equity, and accelerate business growth. Rohini became Sodexo’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer from 2007 to 2019 after serving as Sodexo’s Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer for North America from 2004 – 2006.

Since leaving Sodexo in 2020, Rohini has written the highly-acclaimed and much appreciated book, “Leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Guide for Systemic Change in Multinational Organizations”,and joined multiple advisory boards like Sanofi, Charter Communications, The Tent Partnership for Refugees, Family Prosperity (The Aspen Institute), The Galt Foundation, WomenLift Health (Gates Foundation) and National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) all while running her own Executive coaching and consulting company.

Originally from India, Rohini moved to the US for her studies and has been based there since traveling extensively for her international career and pleasure.