In a recent Advancing Diversity podcast conversation with Lynn Branigan (below right), president and chief executive officer of She Runs It, and Carol Watson (below left), senior director, global advisory and consulting services of Diversity Best Practices, I learned some sobering statistics that emerged from their #Inclusive100 survey. For example, women and people of color are actually declining in the executive ranks of the advertising, media, and tech space, down to 29 percent. Not close to parity and definitely not the direction we want to go. I also learned these two women have a vision for how to turn things around. And it may be tied to those very stats they uncovered.
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