Diversity: The Value Side of the Equation


December 6, 2018
8:00am - 10:00am


1 Beacon Street, 32nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108


Beth Chandler, Sara Prince

YW Boston’s Elevating Lives Series is a curated event series that focuses on areas relating to our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Our series convenes thought leaders from across sectors for transformative discussions that help elevate lives.

YW Boston’s Elevating Lives Series will focus on issues impacting Boston hiring and retention practices at the intersection of race and gender and on why “Diversity Matters”.

7:30 AM – Registration and coffee open 

8:00 to 10:00 AM – Breakfast and Program

Fireside Chat

Diversity: The Value Side of the Equation

Join us for a fireside chat with YW Boston’s President and CEO Beth Chandler and Sara Prince, Partner at McKinsey & Company and one of the authors of McKinsey’s ground-breaking reports linking financial performance and levels of gender and ethnic diversity in a company’s leadership team. This will be followed by an interactive session with the audience.

Beth Chandler
President and CEO
YW Boston

Beth Chandler joined YW Boston in November 2012, with more than 20 years of experience in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Her breadth of work experience encompasses program development, delivery and evaluation, business development, and operations. Most recently Beth served as vice president at the Achievement Network, a growing national non-profit dedicated to helping urban public and charter schools close the achievement gap. Currently Beth serves on the Governance Board of the Boston Teachers Union School and is certified by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Beth received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Sara Prince
McKinsey & Company

Sara joined McKinsey in 2005 as an Associate. She has partnered with clients in various industries with a primary focus on addressing multi-faceted organizational, sales, pricing, and marketing challenges in consumer and other companies. Sara is a leads in McKinsey’s North America Sales and Marketing capability building efforts. In the continued pursuit of helping clients broadly in the areas of talent and capability, Sara recently co-authored McKinsey’s ground breaking work, “Diversity Matters”, linking financial performance and levels of gender and ethnic diversity in a company’s leadership team. Sara holds an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia where she was recognized as a Shermet Scholar.

Report Link: 2018 Delivering through Diversity Report

Registration fee: 


Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Racial Equity