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Nike Names VP of Global Diversity and Inclusion

Nike Names VP of Global Diversity and Inclusion

Nike has appointed Tamika Curry Smith as its new VP of Global Diversity and Inclusion. She most recently was the head of Diversity and Inclusion at Mercedes-Benz USA and over the course of her career, has worked with global companies, nonprofits, academia, and the public sector to improve representation and retention. The 1995 University of Michigan graduate, who earned a Master's from Northwestern University, held senior leadership positions with Target Corporation as Director of Diversity and Deloitte Consulting as Americas Director of Diversity Programs. The announcement comes after the appointment of Ariel Investments CEO John Rogers to Nike’s Board of Directors. More here.

Members Push on Deaths of Vulnerable ICE Detainees

Members Push on Deaths of Vulnerable ICE Detainees

Congresswomen-Elect Pioneer Change and Disrupt "Business as Usual" at Harvard Orientation 

Congresswomen-Elect Pioneer Change and Disrupt "Business as Usual" at Harvard Orientation