December 04, 2022
For instance, Nicole Simpson, the director of DE&I at global marketing agency RAPP, set up a sponsorship program at her company called The Table Makers. As she explains, part of her goal was to put a diverse, inclusive succession plan into place.
“If you look at any company’s diversity numbers you see a steep dropoff from the professional level to mid-level manager and a steeper decline to executive level,” she explains. RAPP’s program is intended to fast-track high-potential employees into leadership positions with intention by matching mentees with mentors who agree to be sponsors, too.
See the full article with Forbes.