The HBS Club of NY believes that our alumni are well positioned to help address the problems of systemic racism and structural inequality. We have been trained to be leaders who make a difference in the world and are committed to making a sustainable impact on race and equity issues.
Jorge Consuegra was appointed as the Club’s Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer in March 2021. Jorge is a global, senior diversity, marketing and business executive. His experience spans several industry sectors, including digital, technology, media, financial services, beverages, and environmental services.
Jorge is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion and has driven growth by creating diverse global teams. He runs his own consulting firm helping companies in diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Club is convening a committee of NY-area alumni volunteers to support Racial Equity initiatives. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to:
Over the course of the 2020 Fall and Winter, the Club organized a virtual Racial Equity Learning Series for business leaders. The series featured Diversity, Equity and Inclusion experts, dynamic business leaders and leveraged virtual engagement tools.
Based on the overwhelming engagement and interest from the series, we want to continue providing these kinds of learning opportunities for alumni and the public.
For links to past Club program recordings, click here.
Convened in June 2020, the Club’s Racial Equity Task Force worked together to identify ways to address racial inequity issues and implement measurable changes and initiatives. The Task Force delivered its recommendations to the Club Board in December 2020.
Highlights of the Task Force recommendations include: