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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, PhD
Former Deputy Executive Director

Dr. Anand is a legendary leader in the field of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and culture.  Her leadership has illuminated the path for so many of us to follow in her stead. She has been the benchmark for holding  leaders accountable, for culture change and for sophisticated metrics. I continue to look to Rohini for guidance, insights and social science perspectives on workplace cultures. Rohini is a trusted asset to any organization serious about their DEI efforts.

Nancy diDia
Chief Executive Officer
Di Dia Diversity Consulting Group

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

Raj Verma
Chair, DEI Board and Chief Diversity, Culture & Ex Officer

Dr. Rohini Anand is an admired Diversity and Inclusion leader who exemplifies strength, vision and determination. Her thought leadership, her wide network of deep industry relationships and her ability to influence leaders makes her a driving force behind new business opportunities and an asset a organizations as they launch or deepen their DEI strategies. 

Mia Mends
CEO, C&W Services
Cushman & Wakefield

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

Rohini is a forward-leaning, innovative leader in diversity & inclusion whose deep subject matter expertise, keen instincts, terrific judgment, and ability to lead sustainable culture change at scale, particularly within a highly matrixed and decentralized global organization like Sodexo, are among the qualities that cement her status as one of the most respected, influential and admired thought leaders in D&I. 

Rolddy Leyva
Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and People Experience

You’ve taught me so much, and countless others, along this ever changing D&I Journey.

Herschel Herndon
Chief Diversity
Massachusetts Convention Center Authority

Your leadership in D&I has made a lasting difference not only on this important area of practice, but also on the work lives of countless individuals. You have been an inspiration to so many of us working in this space and have been extraordinarily generous in sharing your expertise and experiences.

Lora Fong
Assistant Attorney General and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Office of Attorney General of the State of New Jersey

What an amazing career you have had. You certainly leave a legacy of making a difference in the entire I&D community.

Marilyn Nagel
Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer

Over the years, I've learned a lot from you. Thank you for your guidance, transparency, support, deep understanding of D&I and business alignment, compassion and giving back. You're amazing!

Shane Nelson
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Business Partner

Every once in a while, you come across an individual who makes an indelible mark on your thinking – Dr. Anand is such a person. Having the honor to engage with Dr. Anand and benefit from her sound guidance and expertise is a remarkable experience.   Dr. Anand is a consummate knowledge broker and teacher.  Her coaching has made a meaningful difference for me as a DEI professional, working to build a strategic data driven approach within my ever- growing global institution. 

Karen B. Francis
Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
American Institutes for Research (AIR)®

Your work to bring diversity and inclusion to the workplace is unparalleled. I frequently use Sodexo as a prime example of 'how it’s done,' thanks to you.

Cathrin Stickney
Founder & CEO

Rohini provides much-needed guidance for leaders seeking to make their organizations more diverse, equitable and inclusive. She draws on her extensive experience as a business leader and her personal journey in building a career as a women of color.  

Lorraine Hariton
President & CEO

I am grateful for your support of my work at the US Air Force Academy. Thank you!

Adis Vila
Independent Director, MessageComm
Former A
ssistant Secretary, USDA
Former Chief Diversity Officer, USAFA

Dr. Rohini Anand is a well-respected trailblazer and thought leader in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). She is always the first one I reach out for counsel, advice, or to benchmark and consult.  Her 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
Former Senior Director, Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion
Walmart, Inc

Corporate America is so fortunate to have learned and gained from your counsel, input, judgement and passion. Your impact and voice are felt everywhere, and have literally changed the culture of workplaces globally.

Susan Johnson
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
The Hartford

Rohini has been impactful in my own growth as a fellow DEI practitioner, by providing consultative advice and guidance that comes from her deep experience leading large scale culture change in a global organization. She is able to leverage the experience to meet organizations where they are in their DEI journey and guide them accordingly.

Shuchi Sharma
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer 
Red Hat

Simply stated, Rohini Anand is a pioneer and a living legend in the field of Global Diversity & Inclusion. We are thrilled to leverage her vast experience, knowledge, and expertise in providing benchmarking, and strategic consulting for our Global Diversity and Inclusion team at Uber.  Rohini has been adept at determining where we are as a company in our diversity and inclusion journey, and devising a customized plan to help us chart the path forward to obtain tangible, measurable results.

Kim Weaver
Founder and President
Resilient Management Consulting and Coaching

You are a remarkable person who has had a very impactful career. I learned a lot from you and always appreciated your generous sharing and coaching.

Toni Riccardi
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer
The Conference Board

There are times in life you have the great privilege to work with a person of the highest integrity, a person who has the drive, wisdom and experience to lead and accomplish great things. Rohini was that kind of leader.

Michael Norris
Former CEO Healthcare, Sodexo North America
COO, Sodexo North America


You have been an amazing model for all of us and will continue to be an exemplar of excellence and innovation. You inspired me to be a CDIO and I will always value the contributions you made to this.

R. Fenimore Fisher
Vice President - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thank you one more time for the fantastic session this morning. People are still talking about it. We received excellent feedback from leaders and employees. Everyone was pretty impressed with your global experience and the practical, concrete, and meaningful advice and recommendations you provided during the session.

Marcela Esquivel
Vice President Human Resources
Coca-Cola ASEAN & South Pacific

Thank you for being a pacesetter and trailblazer in the Corporate world! You are truly a TITAN of the industry!!!

Ernest Adams
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Ford Motor Company

You have always been an inspiration to all of us in the D&I space and a personal inspiration to me.

Djuana Beamon
Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

I highly recommend Rohini for her deep understanding of global DEI, her ability to bridge cultural divides and create inclusive workplaces and her vast network of global partners. Personally, I have found her to be an incredible mentor and strategic advisor and importantly, a safe space to brainstorm bold ideas that drive change.

Carolina Romero
Global Director, Inclusion & Capability

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