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Pamela Culpepper Makes History As The First Black Woman To Serve On Prada's Board

Here’s to Black women making history. ESSENCE reports that Pamela Culpepper just became luxury fashion brand Prada’s newest board member, and she makes history as the first Black woman to do so in its 109-year history. Along with Anna Maria Rugarli, Culpepper was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of Prada S.p.A., the parent company of Prada. Both were chosen based on their backgrounds in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). They will support the Board of Directors with sustainability assessments and any decisions based on the three courses of action at the core of the company’s ESG strategy, which include people, environment, and culture.

Shanique Yates

Feb 23, 2022

The PRADA Group Names Malika Savell as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Malika Savell is the new Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for PRADA North America, according to a press release from the PRADA Group. Savell will be responsible for developing strategies, policies, and programs to make sure there is a diverse representation of cultures and perspectives for the company at all levels. She will be in charge of working with the Group’s global leadership to strengthen the inclusive advancement and culture for the company’’s talents while reporting to Marcelo Noschese, Prada USA CEO. Previously, Savell was the Director of Cultural Diversity, Partnerships and Engagement at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. According to PressReader , she was named to Event Marketers’’ 35 Under 35, a list that highlights the top 35 experiential marketers in the U.S. under the age of 35. In her new role, she will work closely with Prada’’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council which is chaired by award-winning writer, producer, and director, Ava DuVernay,...

Shanique Yates

Oct 21, 2020