Chief Diversity & Inclusion OfficerCompany: EDGE Strategy
Role: Session Presenter Sessions: Saying “I do” to the Marriage of D&I and Innovation: A D&I Practitioner’s Guide to Inclusion Innovation Labs and Human Centered Design (S4-L) | Seeking Solutions to Our Own Ethnocentrism: Addressing the My-Approach-Is-Better-Than-Your-Approach D&I Contest (S6-I)
Nadia Younes joins EDGE Strategy as chief diversity and inclusion officer, after having served in a board-appointed position as the diversity and inclusion advisor for the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In her role with EDGE, she will combine her experience as a chief diversity and inclusion advisor with design thinking and innovation practices to accelerate progress in gender equality.
Passionate about influencing positive changes that bring about better business performance while serving the greater good for both employees and communities, Nadia has led diversity, inclusion, and work life efforts across financial, mining, consumer product, biotech, and pharmaceutical sectors for more than 20 years.
Nadia was born in Canada to an American mother and Egyptian father. Raised as a “Canyptian” in a multicultural family spanning continents, cultures and religions, she is fervently driven to increasing equality and inclusion across diverse groups. Nadia is currently based out of Zug, Switzerland.