In partnership with D&I, Arlene has led conversations with the Diversity Council that haven driven the development and execution of an impactful D&I strategy over the last 5 years, including the implementation of effective KPIs that impact compensation and monitor progress. She advocated for executive coaching and external career development programs for high potential BAME employees and has encouraged Moody’s to form long-term strategic partnerships with the top HBCU’s to improve their brand as an employee of choice, recruitment, and retention of BAME talent. Externally she is a board member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), and chair of the Global Expansion Committee. The ELC members are the most senior black business leaders, and its mission is to support the professional development for a pipeline of black business leaders. Arlene is also a member of Howard University’s Business School Board of Visitors which ensures that the School has strong partnerships with companies that offer internships/permanent employment for students.