Often, those who achieve prominence in the corporate world have a strong passion for their field. A chief financial officer might have a passion for finance, a chief legal officer may be passionate about corporate law, and a chief information officer is likely passionate about the IT function, for example. It therefore follows that chief diversity officers (CDOs) have a passion for elevating people and making them feel welcome and included.
Nichole Barnes Marshall, Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity at Pinterest, demonstrated this passion in her early career goals. “My initial goal coming out of