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Dr. Cindy Pace Discusses Efforts to Address Racial Inequality with the Financial Times

Dr. Cindy Pace, Vice President, Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at MetLife and Lecturer in the Human Capital Management program, was recently interviewed in the Financial Times article, "Action Trumps Pledges in Fight Against Workplace Inequality," on how to drive equity within an organization.

After the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent Black Lives Matter movement, Dr. Pace says there were efforts to enact true change at companies in the U.S. “The pledging wasn’t just about words: ‘I pledge to do X, Y and Z’. There were pledges focused on mitigating racial inequity that I had not seen before," she said. 

“In the past year, people focused on conversations: let’s talk about race, let’s talk about equity... We have to address the systemic barriers in the culture that cause one group to have access to opportunities over others.”

Read the full article in the Financial Times.