PARK CITY, UT—The issue of diversity, equity and inclusion sits squarely at the intersection of social and governance vectors. Last week at the national Women of Influence conference, we heard from some of the individuals and companies who are raising the bar and learn how to make those efforts multidimensional—from hiring to training to board composition, business partnerships and more.

When panelist Lisa Hurd, chief investment officer at RADCO, started in the industry, she began as an analyst and there were very few women at her level, she said. “At the time, I had very little exposure to other women at my level. I am proud to say I have now had the opportunity to build a team of my own, and have hired some diverse ethnicities. I am proud to look at where my dream started and where we are now.”

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