Caroline A. Wanga
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Vice President Human ResourcesCompany: Target Corporation
Caroline A. Wanga is chief diversity and inclusion officer and vice president of human resources at Target Corporation. She leads Target’s strategic intent to champion an inclusive society with accountability for inclusive guest experiences, a diverse and inclusive work environment, and societal impact. As a cultural catalyst, she fuels Target’s business objectives through the company’s first-ever performance-based D&I goals. Since its launch in 2015, supplier diversity, marketing, philanthropy, retention, hiring, representation, and engagement have significantly improved.
Caroline began her Target career in supply chain in 2005, serving in a variety of transformational leadership roles, including modernizing supply chain, business intelligence, digital, and strategy capabilities prior to joining the D&I team in 2014.
Caroline earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas College, and is an inspirational thought leader and public speaker. Her innovative shared-accountability approach to driving business results is featured in The Innovation Mentality by Glenn Llopis, and Our Search for Belonging by Howard Ross.