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Susan Salka, CEO of AMN Healthcare as well as a board member with both AMN and McKesson, reflects on the changing tide of diversity inclusion, both in the workplace and on the boardroom.
Building a company culture that makes a real difference hinges upon the CEO being active, intentional and consistent.
The public call for increased board diversity from large investment firms such as BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors this year may have had some influence on the new influx of female directors.
After decades of boardroom conversations focusing on the importance of a wide mix of age, gender and ethnicity, progress on diversity has been sluggish at best.