43 min

Ethnic Diversity on Boards: Should Your Boardroom’s Makeup Reflect Your Market‪?‬ The Corporate Director Podcast

    • Management

The roughly 60 million Latinos in the United States are a large and growing part of the nation’s workforce and customer base. Yet less than 3% of the board seats of Fortune 1000 companies are held by Latinos, according to Esther Aguilera, president & CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA). LCDA is changing this picture for the better. The organization is identifying board candidates, coaching and positioning Latino professionals for board service, and increasing awareness of the need for more Latinos on boards. In this episode, Meghan Day, Director of Directors’ Experience, Diligent, talks to Aguilera about efforts toward greater diversity to date—and how far boards have to go.

The roughly 60 million Latinos in the United States are a large and growing part of the nation’s workforce and customer base. Yet less than 3% of the board seats of Fortune 1000 companies are held by Latinos, according to Esther Aguilera, president & CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA). LCDA is changing this picture for the better. The organization is identifying board candidates, coaching and positioning Latino professionals for board service, and increasing awareness of the need for more Latinos on boards. In this episode, Meghan Day, Director of Directors’ Experience, Diligent, talks to Aguilera about efforts toward greater diversity to date—and how far boards have to go.

43 min