Creating a role dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion at the executive level of your organization is a critical step to moving the needle when it comes to making your organization more reflective of the community it serves. Maureen Alphonse-Charles, managing directior and senior vice president of Talent, Diversity, and Equity, discusses the benefits of hiring a DEI manager, as well as qualities to consider in an ideal candidate.
About the Contributor
As the Managing Director and SVP, Talent, Diversity, and Equity, Maureen Alphonse-Charles provides vision, leadership, and coordination for Diversified Search Group’s efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across all aspects of the organization’s work. A pioneer in DEI work, she has more than 20 years of experience leading complex executive search, consulting, finance, development, and operations efforts for a variety of institutions.