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Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force
An Air Force Academy leader must help cadets overcome gender and racial biases.
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross
Military Officer must understand the cultural dynamics and then drive change for a positive impact from diversity.
Breaking Down Walls
Nicole Malachowski, Officer, United States Air Force
Female Officer must overcome the lack of confidence in her abilities because she is a woman.
Bob Stanton, Superintendent, National Park Service
National Park Service Superintendent must break down real and perceived barriers between the local community and his staff to enable better collaboration and a positive presence in the region.
Leading for Inclusion
Maureen Finnerty, Superintendent, National Park Service
National Park Service Superintendent must bridge the cultural gap between the local population and the Park's traditional visitors, programs and donors
Contending With Prejudice
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec
Young manager must respond to a superior who voices negative stereotypes.
Managing Cultural Diversity
Gene Kohn, CEO, KPF
CEO learns that his diverse team encounters prejudice while working for an important overseas client.
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation
Executive confronts a colleague about his unspoken stereotypes in hiring.
One Global Culture
Manuel Medina-Mora, Chairman & CEO, Citigroup Latin America
Executive must blend a multitude of corporate and national backgrounds into a unified workforce.
Challenge to Authority
Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO, Acumen Fund
CEO must publicly establish credibility with an audience of skeptical foreign men.
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up
Co-founder of software start-up agonizes over whether and how to tell his colleagues that he's gay.
Allison Hickey, General, U.S. Air Force
Female pilot is asked repeatedly to prove she can handle a maneuver traditionally performed by men.
Leading a Global Team
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo
Executive commands a team of people from vastly different cultures following a merger.
Universal Cultural Standards
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys
CEO of Indian software giant attempts to persuade workers to embrace universal values.
Choosing a Non-Traditional Career
Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation
Leader of philanthropic foundation was the first female to attend an all-male engineering university in India four decades ago.
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