By Maria SaportaAtlanta may be the cradle of the civil rights movement, but it has ways to go to have diversity on its corporate boards and within its executive suites.
The lack of diversity in corporate America – and specifically corporate Georgia – is now becoming a focal point as we try to become a more inclusive society.
Sadly, I have been unable to find an organization that tracks People of Color on corporate boards in Georgia or nationally.
Hispanics are even lower than African Americans.”Motley described Blacks on Atlanta’s corporate boards as “woefully under-represented” – just like most of the country.
But several high-profile Atlanta companies have no Black or minority directors, including Equifax, Invesco or Cousins.