Diligent is committed to helping leading organizations build more diverse and inclusive boards and executive teams, setting the tone for change from the top.
Play your part in accelerating board and C-suite diversity.
Run a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive nominations process.
To impact long-term change in the boardroom and C-suite, the candidate pool and pipeline must be broadened to include diverse talent. Diligent Director Network creates the ability to source new profiles, including those with an emphasis on diversity, and especially racial diversity, through a unique and trusted nominations process. Directors who are part of the Diligent community will have the opportunity to do their part by recommending the next generation of rising directors.
of new Fortune 500 board appointments in 2019 went to African Americans. * From Deloitte
Expand your pool of talent.
Post a board opportunity to Director Network to include more diverse candidates in your search process. As a member of the Diligent community, submit your name to be considered for open board opportunities directly within Director Network.
of Fortune 1000 companies lack a single Latino director on their board. * From Deloitte
Convene with your peers to drive change.
Speak. Listen. Learn. Engage in a community with other directors on what more we can do to drive diversity within boards.
of CEOs and 12% of CFOs in Fortune 500 companies are women. And likely even fewer are people of color. * From Deloitte
View and apply for open board opportunities at leading Partnerships
We recognize that there are many great organizations supporting the work to improve board diversity. We aspire to partner with as many of these organizations as possible and believe Diligent’s unique scale and reach can help accelerate our collective impact. This list will continue to expand.
Ascend is the largest Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America focused on building leaders for greater impact. Ascend Pinnacle supports and develops current and aspiring Pan-Asian corporate board directors.
MACD was founded in 2009 with the goal to further develop Malaysian corporate directors with higher levels of entrepreneurship, corporate strategic execution and the best practices in corporate governance.
Learn more about our partnerships with private equity firms to post open board opportunities
Learn more about our partnerships with search firms to assist companies fill open roles
Diligent is not a search firm. Our goal is to create as many opportunities as possible for talented, diverse people within our network. We have partnered with Spencer Stuart, who is creating transparency for aspiring diverse directors around many of their open board roles. Our platform is inclusive, and we expect to add a handful of additional partnerships with other leading search firms who are focused on diversity and inclusion.