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CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

CNBC: Starbucks taps Mellody Hobson as board chair amid broader push for more diverse boards

At a recent appearance at The Economic Club of New York, Hobson talked about recent developments from Corporate America to address racism and racial inequality . “I’ve been saying we need less lip service, and we need more elbow grease, and so I think this time will be different because we live in a society that is holding us accountable ... I think there is no way to escape actually having real results now: people are watching,” she said.


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CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

BLOOMBERG:  Mellody Hobson Says It’s Not OK to Fall Short on Diversity

“There’s been a lot of ‘try’ around diversity,” but trying isn’t enough, says Mellody Hobson, the co-chief executive officer of minority-owned Ariel Investments LLC. She was interviewed by video this week by Marie-Josee Kravis, past president of the Economic Club of New York.

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CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

CNBC FINDING SOLUTIONS‘This time is different’ — Mellody Hobson says companies are making real changes on diversity

While companies have promised to be more diverse for years, Ariel Investments’ co-CEO Mellody Hobson believes this time around there could be real change.
“I think there is no way to escape actually having real results now: people are watching,” Hobson said Wednesday during a conversation hosted by The Economic Club of New York.



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Co-CEO & President of Ariel Investments, LLC, Mellody Hobson

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ariel Investments, LLC Mellody Hobson will discuss her rise to leadership, her experience as a member of major corporate boards and steps corporate America can take to bring more successful Black executives into the board room.