Society diversity

About the Council | Asian society

The Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC) is a member-driven working group that meets quarterly and seeks to raise awareness of the importance of nurturing Asian talent and diversity in the business community around the world. , acts as a go-to business resource for exposing cutting-edge, innovative and applicable best practices and trends that drive real and measurable results in attracting, retaining and supporting Asian talent in the global business landscape, and advises Asia Society and external stakeholders on how best to leverage their respective roles within the arena audience as an advocate for inclusive Asian talent and diversity in the business world.

The Global Talent Diversity Council supports the Asia Society’s annual two-day conference that highlights thought leadership in cross-cultural human capital and diversity management, rewards companies that exemplify strong diversity management practices diversity and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among Asians. professionals and those who work with diverse teams. Learn more about the conference here.

Current representatives

Omran Beba
Partner (President), august direction

Amanda Baum
Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Goldman Sachs

Michael Barker
Senior Manager, Global Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (GIDE), Medtronic

Allen Chen
Senior Vice President, D&I Executive, Bank of America | Global Diversity and Inclusion

*Jyoti Chopra
Senior Vice President, Director of Diversity and Sustainability, MGM Resorts International

代丹 Dan Dai
Executive Director, Head of Financial Institutions Department, New York Branch, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC)

Iliana DeSantis
Senior Partner, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Capital One

Latoria (Tori) J. Farmer
Executive Director, Inclusion and Diversity, KPMG

*Apoorva Gandhi
Senior Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Social Impact and Business Consulting, Marriott International

Lucy Harriott
Regional HR Business Partner, Americas, Standard Chartered Bank

Erika Kingetsu
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Sana A. Manjeshwar, JD, SPHR, COOP
Senior Global Ombudsman Manager, Chevron

Arindam Mukhopadhyay
Global Head, GBS Strategy and Reengineering, Citi

Neela Pal
Head of External Engagement Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion, Goldman Sachs

Ronald Reeves
Diversity and Inclusion Manager – United States, AIG

Vikas Shah
Commercial Director, Chevron Pipeline & Power, Chevron

Michelle sing
Director of External Relations, North America, McKinsey & Company

Marie Suesse
Managing Director and Head of Human Resources USA, Värde Partners

Jason Williams
Senior Vice President, Global Inclusion Strategy, Office of Global Inclusion, ViacomCBS

Linda Zhang
National Network Manager – International Corridors, KPMG

Mu Zhang
Deputy Managing Director, China Merchants Bank – New York

Winona Zhao
Partner, Transaction and Strategy, EY


*Subha Barry
President and CEO

*Philip A. Berry
Philip Berry Associates LLC

* Indicates former Council Co-Chair