Diversity and Inclusion


Women in leadership: From backcountry to boardroom

By Jeremy C. Hanson and Amanda Worthington

Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and ...

Podcast episode 7: Beyond diversity to inclusion

By Heidrick & Struggles

Bill Bradley speaks with David Casey, vice president of workforce strategies and chief diversity officer at CVS Health, about building an inclusive company culture.

Bringing diversity to the big leagues: An interview with Major League Baseball’s Billy Bean

By Harry O'Neill

In this interview, the former outfielder discusses coming out publicly after leaving the sport, his role as MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, and the lessons that could help companies with their efforts to foster and promote ...

Board Monitor 2017: Is diversity at an impasse?

By Heidrick & Struggles

In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends ...

2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

By Lisa B. Baird, Alyse D. Bodine, Bonnie W. Gwin, Anne Lim O'Brien and Kate Rankine

Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 9-11, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Three Ways Analytics Can Improve Diversity in the Workplace

By Krishnan Rajagopalan and Brad Warga

Ready or not, a technological revolution is coming to human resources that could help level the playing field for millions of diverse job candidates and employees.

Getting board diversity out of the doldrums

By Ron Lumbra and Victoria S. Reese

The best nominating committees look beyond traditional pools of talent, astutely assess candidate readiness, and thoroughly prepare to defend nominees’ business and cultural fit with the entire board.

LeadershipTV® - Turning the corner on boardroom diversity

By Jenni Hibbert

Patrice Merrin, a non-executive director on the board of Glencore, discusses various elements of board leadership and diversity on Heidrick & Struggles' LeadershipTV®.

Women in leadership: Building a sustainable talent pipeline

By Jenni Hibbert

In this Boardroom Briefing, we examine what it will take for companies, boards, search professionals, CHROs and the educational sector to ensure that every opportunity is taken to enrich and develop the talent pipeline with ...

How Women are Filling the Strategic Skills Gap

By Yulia Barnakova and Steven Krupp

Companies need more leaders who cultivate foresight, courage, resilience, and openness to diverse views.

Debugging the high-tech industry’s gender gap

By Angela J. Gardner, Rebecca Foreman Janjic and Kristin Mehta

A documentary filmmaker and a panel of technology executives discuss the challenge of achieving gender diversity in the computer science industry.

The power of diversity on boards

By Will Moynahan

An exclusive conversation with Lord Michael Hastings, global head of citizenship at KPMG International, on the need for diversity on boards today.

The Critical Role for Female Leadership in the Mash-Up of Detroit and Silicon Valley

By Amanda Henkel and Gregg McDonald

Five female automotive executives discuss implications for women aspiring to leadership roles in this transforming industry hard at work on the “car of the future.”

Increasing Women’s Power in Japan

By Christoffer Black and Aya Iinuma

As Japan grapples with an aging population, labor shortages and increasingly fierce competition from neighboring economies, the country is turning its attention to a long-undervalued resource: women.

A more diverse workplace: increasing women's power in Korea

By Mark Sungrae Kim

Women on boards: the US perspective

By Bonnie W. Gwin

It is no surprise to anyone that US boards are grappling with increased scrutiny and ever more shareholder activism.