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Caroline A. Wanga

Session: Wednesday, September 26th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Target Corporation Leadership Lab: Who You Are is Non-Negotiable

Caroline A. Wanga is Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at the 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. Launched 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. She is a Kenyan Citizen, a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the Talladega College Board of Trustees, the Intersectionality, Culture, and Diversity Advisory Board for Twitter, and her greatest life accomplishment is her daughter, Cadence.