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Sandra Sims-Williams, SVP of Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen
June 2nd, 2020
Location: Zoom Webinar
Join us bi-weekly from 12:00PM - 12:45PM (EST) as Ad Club Board President Lee Nadler hosts one-on-one conversations with marketing leaders on how their business and lives are changing during this unprecedented time. This week’s conversation is with Sandra Sims-Williams, SVP of Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen.
Sandra Sims-Williams, SVP of Diversity and Inclusion, Nielsen
Sandra Sims-Williams was appointed SVP of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in January 2020. She leads Nielsen’s D&I strategy and team for both the Media and Connect businesses. After Nielsen completes its transition into two independent, publicly traded companies, she will lead D&I for Nielsen Media. Sandra is a transformational leader with 30 years of experience linking diversity and inclusion strategies with corporate initiatives. Prior to joining Nielsen, she was Publicis Groupe’s Chief Diversity Officer and has a deep background in diverse leadership development, retention programming, analytics and effectiveness, supplier diversity, multicultural talent acquisition, and corporate initiatives that drive diversity and inclusion cross-functionally. In 2019, she made the Black Enterprise Top Corporate Executives list, The Inaugural Champion, Adweek & ADCOLOR, and SAVOY Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Corporate America list. Sandra is also a member of The Advertising Industry’s Diversity Steering Committee and serves on the boards of New York Women in Communication, the Advertising Club of New York and ColorComm. Sandra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and a Master of Arts degree from Hunter College in New York.
Lee Nadler, VP, Consumer Insights, Mastercard