Showing 2 results for:


by Topic

All results

SurveyMonkey, Slack and Other Major Companies Partner For New Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

Companies are taking a closer look at the makeup of their organization: Is it diverse? Is it inclusive? According to a news release from SurveyMonkey, these questions (and answers, perhaps) motivated the software company to join forces with a team of top-tier tech companies to increase diversity and inclusion with vendor organizations. The companies driving this new initiative are frequently used businesses, including 23andMe, Chime, Eventbrite, Genesys, Headspace, Intuit, PagerDuty , Slack, Tinder, Upwork, and Zoom, among other major groups. “Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion is an industry-wide challenge for the technology sector,” said Zander Lurie, CEO of SurveyMonkey. “We have work to do within our own businesses to become anti-racist. We also want to help upend the systemic bias we know still exists in the broader business community. This new initiative enables us to turn diversity, equity, and inclusion into a business metric that will drive accountability in the...

Niki McGloster

Aug 4, 2020

SurveyMonkey Adds Erika James To Its Board Of Directors Which Is Now 50% Women

Erika Hayes James, Dean of Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business, will join Serena Williams as the second black woman on the SurveyMonkey Board of Directors. The latest addition brings the 10-person board to five men and five women. James’ presence does more than just amplify diverse voices. She’s also bringing more than 20 years of experience in academia to the table, so her expertise will aid in SurveyMonkey’s interactions with the education sector, which has a huge presence in its customer base. James was the first black woman to be appointed dean of a top 25 business school when she joined Emory in 2014. One of her passions has been increasing the representation of women in leadership roles across both businesses and in MBA programs “My life’s work is helping women reach leadership positions, and I am impressed by SurveyMonkey’s dedication to creating a diverse and inclusive environment,” she said in a Fast Company article. “The data captured through SurveyMonkey...

Christine Cauthen

Aug 16, 2018