Diversity and Inclusion: The Power of Different

With more than 30,000 members in 142 countries, YPO is a collective of different cultures, generations and life experiences. It is this rich community of people and perspectives that separates us from other organizations. Our vision is clear: to be the most diverse and inclusive leadership organization, positively impacting D+I in businesses and communities across the globe.
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A Lack Of Diversity Among Clinical-Trial Regulators Puts Women’s Lives At Risk
08.04.2021

A Lack Of Diversity Among Clinical-Trial Regulators Puts Women’s Lives At Risk

Dr. Mary Gunn (YPO Southern 7), COO of Health Decisions, writes a commentary for Times of Entrepreneurship discussing the need of more diverse representation on medical regulatory boards making important decisions regarding clinical trials.

Allyon’s healthcare subsidiary more than heals Atlanta’s Rebekah Barr
10.03.2021

Allyon’s healthcare subsidiary more than heals Atlanta’s Rebekah Barr

Rebekah Barr, President of Allyon, Inc., writes a column for Bizwomen about how she leaned into her philosophy of “living in the moment” during the pandemic.

Invested in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? You’d Better Be Ready to Prove It
10.03.2021

Invested in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? You’d Better Be Ready to Prove It

The key to meaningful DE&I starts with putting your money where your mouth is.

In Her Own Words: What Kerry Siggins Learned About Mental Toughness
25.02.2021

In Her Own Words: What Kerry Siggins Learned About Mental Toughness

Kerry Siggins, CEO of StoneAge, writes a column for Bizwomen about her experiences during the pandemic and how much she has learned as a leader over the past year.

Rachel Eng of Eng & Co: Promote Diversity and Inclusion
25.01.2021

Rachel Eng of Eng & Co: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Promote Diversity and Inclusion — at least half of the law graduates are female. I spent a lot of time creating the environment and culture to allow our female talent to thrive. When I left, the female partners make up 58% of the firm. This was largely due to the open communication within the firm about the […]

An open letter to tech CEOs and leaders on the importance of diversity
30.12.2020

An open letter to tech CEOs and leaders on the importance of diversity

CEO Brett Hurt believes that the more success we earn, both by grit and luck, and the more educated we become on the very real history of racial inequities in our country, the greater moral imperative we have to strive for a much more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce in tech.

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Partnerships and Alliances

The reach and connectivity you gain from YPO includes access and learning with organizations across the globe, including unique shared learning experiences, exclusive business and personal content and proprietary insights through strategic relationships.

theBoardlist

Connecting exceptional diverse candidates with global board opportunities. YPO members are encouraged to join as candidates with a YPO endorsement, recommend others from their network and discover diverse directors to enhance their boards and propel their businesses success.

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B Lab

A leader in economic systems change, the B Lab Global Network creates standards, policies, and tools for business, and certifies companies — known as B Corps — who are leading the way. Its core initiative, the B Corp Certification, is a certification of for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

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HeForShe | UNWomen

YPO and the United Nations Women HeForShe initiative are partnering to develop and foster a community of global chief executive allies to positively impact gender equality. YPO and HeForShe will create co-branded virtual learning programs and discussion tools for YPO members to explore the impact of gender roles and the importance of addressing gender equality. YPO and UN Women local offices will also connect for further collaboration and allyship opportunities.

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Stanford University’s VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab

YPO values its corporate membership with the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, which generates foundational research to advance women’s leadership by diagnosing barriers, developing and evaluating interventions to get beyond barriers, and disseminates research-based solutions by bridging the gap between research and practice.

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