Part 3: Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Dr. Rohini Anand

Feb 21, 2018 1:00 PM ET

Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is the third and final part where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.


How do you shift the focus beyond gender?

We have five key priorities that are the focus of our global diversity and inclusion strategy: disability, gender, generation, culture and origin, and sexual orientation and gender identity. So while we have a strong focus on women globally, our priorities are inclusive of various dimensions of diversity, based on the needs of the individual countries where we do business. Our global strategy and taskforces on each dimension, along with clear outcome metrics and the guidance of executive sponsors, help to drive the efforts in these areas.

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Heidi Marino
Sodexo, Inc.