Click & Listen to Doug Melville, Richemont’s VP & Head of Diversity & Inclusion, on the Hot Seat on Catapult Leaders’ 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Podcast

This episode of the Catapult Leaders podcast features Doug Melville, Richemont’s Vice President and Head of Diversity & Inclusion, on the Diversity Wins! hot-seat answering 5 Questions in 5 Minutes from host Darryl L. Mobley. Season 3 / Episode 21.

The Objective: Broaden perspectives and share pathways to creating more diverse work spaces and equity of opportunity. Each episode of 5 Questions in 5 Minutes deals with tips, strategies, and hard-won wisdom regarding diversity and inclusion.

In this episode, Doug shares his answers and perspective re:

  • Why are there still too few  Black college students hired by top companies?
  • About systematic micro-aggressions
  • What role the diversity & inclusion officer plays in moving a company forward
  • Diversity is an Operating System. Say what?
  • If he were King or Queen for a day – what is the one most important thing he would do to create more diverse talent at the entry-level manager positions?
  • What he means by “Difference is Brilliance”
  • Why you must have an advocate and a sponsor
  • The question he has about what your office looks like
  • The importance of internships
  • Why students should Google themselves
  • What we do by heredity
  • His advice to Black students who want jobs in Corporate America
  • On unconscious bias
  • And lots more!

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