2020-21 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship
In this fireside chat, Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt, will share her insights into building diverse teams and encouraging leadership skills among them. All are welcome and students are especially encouraged to attend.
Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt, Head of Global Diversity and Belonging at Airbnb, is an expert on building inclusive, global teams. She has served as Vanderbilt University's Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence and as the Global Chief Diversity Officer at UVA’s Darden School of Business. For 25 years, she has taught MBAs and executives leadership, team dynamics, and negotiations and conducted research on the factors that unleash, leverage and amplify the contributions made by individuals, particularly women, underrepresented individuals and numerical minorities.
Thank you to the Darden School of Business, McIntire School of Commerce, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for co-sponsoring this event!
About the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship:
In 2014, Beverly Cobble Rodriguez and Joe V. Rodriguez, Jr. generously endowed the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship Fund Supporting Women’s Education and Global Leadership to allow us to host an annual lecture on women’s education and global leadership with a special emphasis on healthcare, multi-national business, and the liberal arts.