Dr. Anand is a strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) advisor, highly sought-after Board Member, published author and esteemed speaker. 

Recognized as a pioneer in DEI, she has been on the forefront of leading lasting change for corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies worldwide. Rohini Anand is Principal and CEO of Rohini Anand LLC.


Dr. Anand was previously Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo. Under Dr. Anand’s leadership, the Sodexo brand became synonymous with leadership in diversity, corporate responsibility and wellness.



Dr. Anand is  sought after as a strategic DEI advisor by leaders around the world.

Board Member

Dr. Anand brings strategic thinking, DEI expertise, and a depth of experience globally to her board engagements.


Dr. Anand shares expertise on global DEI through publications and her upcoming book, Leading Global DEI.


Dr. Anand shares her knowledge with wit, humility, and striking clarity to audiences keen on making a difference in organizations and communities.

Launching November 2021

Dr. Anand's upcoming book, Leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Guide for Systemic Change in Multinational Organizations, offers five proven principles for multinational companies to advance DEI with a nuanced understanding of local contexts across countries and cultures. It is now available to pre-order!

To celebrate the book's launch, Dr. Anand has created a series of resources, enabling your DEI efforts to really make a difference:​

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Dr. Rohini Anand at Aspen Institute
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Wharton Business School, Dec. 2019
Bloomberg Equality Conf., May 2018
Penn State University, Dec. 2017
Clinton Global Initiative, Sept 2014
OECD, March 2018
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Rohini's reputation, excellent judgement, global experience and ability to connect across audiences from front line managers to the C suite makes her a trusted advisor as organizations launch or advance their DEI strategies.

Donald Fan
Senior Director
Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion
Walmart, Inc

Dr Anand is a trailblazer and unstoppable when it comes to fairness, equity and inclusion. She is a trusted asset to any organization serious about their DEI efforts.

Nancy diDia
Executive Director
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Americas Boeringer Ingelheim

Rohini's deep subject matter, expertise, keen instincts, terrific judgment, and ability to lead sustainable culture change at scale, are among the qualities that cement her status as one of the most respected, influential and admired thought leaders in the D&I field.  

Rolddy Leyva
VP & Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
Capital One

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