The CFO Leadership Council Announces Its Newest Initiative ~ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The CFO Leadership Council proudly announces a new initiative, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion! This initiative will bring together members from historically underrepresented groups to discuss issues that are important to them along with educational and networking opportunities.

Our Mission

The CFO Leadership Council champions diversity celebrating race, ethnicity and gender, as well as culture, experience, creativity and ideas. By embracing the value of broad perspectives, we not only cultivate success in our business, but return on our promise of empowering CFOs and their teams. 

 

 

Along with this new initiative, a new program has been launched called The Ascend Program. The Ascend program is an opportunity for senior financial executives from underrepresented backgrounds to become premium members of The CFO Leadership Council.

At the CFO Leadership Council, we believe that diversity strengthens our community. We have been committed, since inception, to providing an environment in which diversity in all its forms are welcomed and engaged in our organization.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion have always been important to the CFO Leadership Council and its members.   The events of 2020 have raised its importance even further to our members and partners, and we have decided to make it a formal part of our mission.  We are a small organization, but because we have almost 2,000 members who are senior decision makers, we can make a significant difference in the community.  The opportunity exists to create a more inclusive and just society, and we are excited to play a part in this.
Jack McCullough
President, CFO Leadership Council

 

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion group will provide the same quality programs and networking platforms as The CFO Leadership Council. Members will share their stories and focus on the challenges and successes they experience in their professional lives.

I am honored to take part in the creation of this initiative. Our Advisory Board, team members and I want to create a comfortable and thought-provoking experience for members of all backgrounds to discuss issues that are important to them. I am also grateful to our Advisory Board members for their time and expertise in building this initiative.
Caroline Boyce
Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The CFO Leadership Council

 

Along with this new initiative, a new program has been launched called The Ascend Program. The Ascend program is an opportunity for senior financial executives from underrepresented backgrounds to become premium members of The CFO Leadership Council. Qualified candidates will apply for a free one-year membership along with access to our mentor community.

Meet our Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board consists of stellar leaders who will guide the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion group on content and direction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more, visit: www.cfoleadershipcouncil.com/cfolc-diversity-equity-inclusion/ 

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About The CFO Leadership Council
What began as a close knit experiment back in 2006 is now a global community, 2000+ members & 26 chapters strong.  The CFO Leadership Council offers both live & online programs that feature expert panels and interactive sessions that drive meaningful conversation and leadership development among our membership. Our collection of leadership development resources similar to this article contain pragmatic insights and advice sourced directly from our members and industry experts.  Recordings of CFOLC webcasts are made available to our current CFOLC Premium & Virtual members. For a full list of programs, visit www.cfolc.com.

About CFOLC Membership
The CFO Leadership Council is a community dedicated to empowering our members to grow and thrive. We  provide insights needed to overcome any challenge a CFO may face and meaningful connectivity to a dynamic community of peers in a way that is most convenient and beneficial. Who are our members?  CFOs, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents of Finance, Director of FP&A, CAO, Controllers, Directors of Finance, and other senior financial leaders make up our membership and are invited to join.  Start engaging today at www.cfolc.com/membership.

Want to Continue the Conversation?
We’d love to hear from you. Post a comment about your experiences or provide feedback below to continue the discussion about how creative leadership in the current climate.  Or contact Kristin Todd, Vice President of Marketing, kristin@cfolc.com.