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PITTSBURGH  James E. Taylor Ph.D., UPMC chief diversity, inclusion and talent management officer, and John Galley, UPMC senior vice president and chief human resources officer will speak at the 14th annual Diversity MBA National Virtual Elite Business Leaders Conference from 8:30 to 10 a.m. (CT), Friday, September 18.


The UPMC leaders will participate in a discussion that will focus on what inclusive leadership looks like in a changing organization, practices that leading companies are implementing to accelerate board diversity, leadership accountability at the highest levels of the organization, and the impact of inclusive leadership on corporate governance. 


UPMC topped the ranks of the Diversity MBA list of “50 Out Front: Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers” for the second consecutive year, first earning the honor in 2019. In addition, UPMC received a spot on the “Top 10 Best in Class Categories for Recruitment, Workplace Inclusion, and Accountability.”


John Galley new release“This recognition reflects UPMC’s commitment to diverse representation at all levels, and ensures that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect and cultural awareness are core components of the employee, health plan member, patient and community experience. Through these qualities, we are able to fulfill our mission of providing Life Changing Medicine,” said Galley.


James Taylor releaseDiversity MBA's survey showcases companies that make a strategic effort to implement intentional strategies for women and managers of diverse backgrounds to advance to leadership roles. The magazine uses a set research methodology to determine the yearly rankings. Companies are selected based on scores for representation, board diversity, recruitment, workplace inclusion, retention, succession planning and accountability.


“At UPMC, we are deeply proud of the diverse and inclusive culture that our employees have cultivated, and equally proud of being named #1 on Diversity MBA’s 2020 Best Companies for Women & Diverse Managers to Work. Yet as we pause to receive this award with gratitude, we also know that there is always more work to be done,” said Dr. Taylor.

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Left: John Galley, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, UPMC

Right: James E. Taylor, Ph.D., chief diversity, inclusion and talent management officer, UPMC