Dr. Rohini Anand is Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo.
Prior to her current role, Dr. Anand served as Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo U.S., where she led the North American organization's overall diversity and inclusion strategy. Dr. Anand was responsible for designing and developing the organization's sustained culture change initiative, along with its integration into the overall business growth strategy.
Earlier in her career, she served as a Vice President at the National MultiCultural Institute, a nationally recognized nonprofit, where she managed the global consulting practice and was a Program Manager at Playtex International where she worked on its flagship product.
Often considered a pioneer and subject matter expert on organizational change and diversity and inclusion, Dr. Anand has authored several manuals and has been published in numerous trade journals. Some of her work includes texts on cultural competency and diversity training such as a chapter in The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence (2009), Customizing Diversity Training Using Case Vignettes (2001), Multicultural Case Studies: Tools for Training (1999), Teaching Skills and Cultural Competence: A Guide for Trainers (1997) and Cultural Competency in Health Care: A Guide for Trainers (1997).