ESMT Open Lecture with Candice Morgan

The Business Case for Diversity – Lessons Learned on Improving Diversity at Pinterest

In today’s workplace, diversity is more than just a buzzword; it’s a way to build a stronger business.
In 2015, Silicon Valley’s Pinterest decided to set public, challenging goals to increase hiring rates of women and employees from underrepresented ethnic groups and discovered surprising benefits to the company.

Candice Morgan, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Pinterest shared her findings and facilitated a discussion on the benefits of a diverse workforce.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017,
6:00 p.m.

"The Business Case for Diversity – Lessons Learned on Improving Diversity at Pinterest"
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin

Opening remarks: Tanya Brothen, Deputy Cultural Affairs Attaché at U.S. Department of State
Speaker: Candice Morgan, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Pinterest
Moderator: Danni Mohammed, Global Strategy and Innovation Consultant

This joint event is organized by ESMT Berlin and the Embassy of the United States of America.


About the speaker

Candice Morgan

Candice Morgan is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Pinterest where she leads efforts to build a more inclusive and diverse Pinterest.

Previously, Candice spent nearly 10 years at Catalyst based in New York and Zurich, where she built inclusive work cultures by designing and implementing strategic talent initiatives for global companies and firms across a range of industries including finance, consumer goods, technology, healthcare and more.

Candice holds an MSc in cross-cultural psychology from Brunel University London and a BS in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University.


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