In the ever-changing workplace, leaders with expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion are now more important than ever. Join Berkeley Global and the Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech (EDGE in Tech) Initiative at University of California for the next in our speaker series featuring corporate leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion roles who will share their journeys and the insights that they've gained while advocating for these issues in major corporations.
For this event, we speak with Kim Jenkins, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging at PayPal.
Moderators Jill Finlayson, Director of the EDGE in Tech Initiative at UC, and Georgette Estilo—Student Services Adviser at Summer Sessions, Study Abroad and Lifelong Learning at UC Berkeley—will explore with Kim her career progression, key diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at PayPal, as well as lessons learned that she can pass on to other companies.
About Kim Jenkins
As PayPal’s Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging (DIE&B), Kim works to ensure that these guiding principles are deeply embedded within the organization’s values and reflected in the company’s commitments to employees and customers. She guides PayPal’s companywide DIE&B strategy, as well as the development and implementation of values-led initiatives that bolster the company’s culture of equity and belonging. Kim brings a global perspective to this work, with an intentional focus on inclusive talent acquisition, development, retention and employee-engagement efforts.
Prior to joining PayPal, Kim served as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for KeyBank and was responsible for enterprise strategies to maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce, workplace and marketplace. Kim is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than 20 years of experience in accounting, finance and capital markets leadership roles at Bank of America, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan Chase. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Urban League of Greater Cleveland, where she sits on the Executive Committee as Treasurer, is Chair of the Finance committee and co-chair of the Audit committee. She recently completed a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the Greater Cleveland YMCA.