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Facebook Chief Diversity Officer Maxine Williams on using her role to fight for racial justice and how moving to the US made her aware of her Blackness

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Maxine Williams took on the role as Facebook's global chief diversity officer in 2013, at a time when the company was facing many challenges, including a diversity problem .
Her mission was always clear: Increase diverse thoughts, voices, and perspectives. For a company with 2.85 billion active users worldwide, Facebook should have a clear strategy for accommodating diverse perspectives inside and outside of its organization.
Williams, along with her team, has spent the past eight years developing policies and products that reflect the backgrounds and experiences of...
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