The subject of diversity loomed large last week at the 4As Talent @2030 Conference in New York, generating a range of opinions about the pace and effectiveness of related corporate initiatives. “I champion diversity because I see the appalling waste when the industry does not leverage the creativity of people of color,” said outspoken feminist Cindy Gallop at the event. “The top of the industry is a closed loop of white guys talking to white guys about white guys. Creativity is stifled.” The cost of not being diverse and inclusive is high, she added.
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