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Dr. Rohini Anand: Guiding Board commitment to DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and Talent for sustainable cultural transformation.


Dr. Anand is a highly sought after and trusted board member. She is a renowned leader with 30+ years’ experience leading global DEI, ESG and Talent change efforts to strengthen culture, advance equity, and accelerate business growth. She is an expert in positioning DEI, ESG and Talent as enablers of positive brand identity, customer loyalty, market growth, and revenue generation. She leads with a nuanced and compelling global perspective and is adept in strategic human capital to ensure the recruiting, developing, advancing, engaging and retaining of diverse talent.


Rohini Anand demonstrates exceptional talent for building coalitions of customers, clients, employees, shareholders, and communities to advance corporate competitiveness and responsibility. She brings to boards access to a vast network of influential external stakeholders committed to the importance of DEI, ESG and Talent to brand reputation. Rohini has a proven track record for mitigating risk and turning business threats into brand assets. Expertise leading sustainable, large scale change efforts that advance business goals.

Current Board Membership

  • Aspen Institute | Family Prosperity Advisory Board Member. Leadership group that explores innovative ways to accelerate prosperity for families.

  • Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) | Member of External Diversity and Inclusion Council comprised of national civic and business leaders in the U.S.

  • Galt Foundation | Board member, secretary and governance committee chair of organization that provides, promotes, and expands employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

  • National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) | Board Member Center for Inclusive Governance Advisory Council

  • Pulsley | Member of Advisory Board of start-up oganization that provides DEI technology and innovation globally

  • Sanofi (NASDAQ: Sanofi SA) | Member of DEI advisory board comprised of global thought leaders.

  • Tent Partnership for Refugees | Advisory Board Member. This board has a history of drawing influential members from the highest levels of government, corporations, and media globally.

  • United Nations Secretariat | External senior expert member of the Implementation Steering Group (ISG) of the Strategic Action Plan on Addressing Racism

  • WomenLift Health | Member of Global Advisory Board sponsored by Gates Foundation, that champions the advancement of women leaders in healthcare to executive leadership roles. Serves on Advisory Board of New Venture Fund (WLH sponsor).

Previous Board Membership

  • Catalyst Board of Advisors, Chair

  • Community Wealth Partners


  • National Organization of Disabilities

  • Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

  • Universities at Shady Grove

  • Women’s Foodservice Forum


Rohini is a Senior Fellow with the Conference Board, a trusted source of insight to over 1,200 member companies on improving their performance to better serve society. She is a thought leader and advisor for the board’s DEI research, conferences, and content development.


If you are looking for a board member with a deep board experience, cultural dexterity, and a vast network, contact Dr. Anand today.

Rohini has brought a global pragmatism to our strategic vision and an outside-in world connection that are invaluable!  She just gets it.

Raj Verma
Chair, DEI Board | Chief Diversity, Culture + Ex Officer

WomenLift Health is extremely fortunate to have Rohini Anand on our Global Advisory Board. She plays a critical role in guiding WomenLift Health’s rapid growth and providing insights on how we meaningfully contribute to gender equality in health institutions. 

Geeta Rao Gupta
Former Deputy Executive Director

As a member of our Advisory Council at the Tent Partnership for Refugees, Rohini has provided us with great insights and wisdom on how to persuade companies to hire and integrate refugees into their workforce.

Gideon Maltz
Tent Partnership for Refugees

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