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How To Diversify Your Corporate Board

Posted by Deanna Singh | Feb 18, 2021 3:00:00 AM

I am so excited to share with you my conversation with Lesley Slaton Brown, the Chief Diversity Officer at HP Inc. Lesley was also named one of the most powerful women in corporate diversity by Black Enterprise, and a top influential woman in corporate America by Savoy Magazine. In our conversation, we talk at length about the strides HP has taken in prioritizing diversity, particularly at the board level. She also shares some of the strategies they are applying to ensure that the diversity of the board is applied throughout other levels of the organization as well.

Topics in this episode

  • Building an infrastructure of diversity
  • The role reverse mentorship plays at HP
  • Front-lines of employee engagement, culture, and community
  • Building relationships that amplify the culture
  • Recognizing and building systems around transparency
  • Having a multiplying effect to the work that you are creating


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesley-slaton-brown-345988/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DailySlate


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Written by Deanna Singh

Deanna Singh is a business consultant, speaker, and podcaster who is internationally recognized for her work in leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Deanna helps her clients create more equitable and inclusive work environments and engage more authentically within their internal and external communities. A gifted communicator, she is a champion for marginalized communities through her work. Her podcast, Uplifting Impact with a focus on looking at the intersection of Leadership and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, focuses on solutions and is directed at people who want to break the status quo. Singh earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and certification in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University.

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