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Diaz Joins ESPN as VP of Diversity

Monica Diaz was recently named Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion & Work Life at ESPN. In this role she’ll be responsible for advancing ESPN’s global diversity and inclusion initiatives and for leveraging its programs to build and promote ESPN as an employer of choice.

Diaz joins ESPN from the Microsoft Corporation where she led the development and execution of the company’s global diversity and inclusion strategy.

She’ll work in Bristol and report to Paul Richardson, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at ESPN and Chief Diversity Officer for The Walt Disney Company.

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