Jacqueline Simmons

Jacqueline is actively involved in recruiting and promoting diverse minority ethnic talent both within and outside the News group. Specifically, she is a member of Bloomberg’s EMEA Diversity Council, promoting and supporting events, leveraging networks and actively participating in and leading diversity initiatives. She was instrumental in Bloomberg’s Race to Action Inclusion Dialogue, which engaged leaders across the organisation, to start an honest dialogue on race and drive the agenda on ethnicity forward. Additionally, she is a global lead for the company’s Black Professional Community, which has a membership exceeding 700 globally, and oversees Bloomberg News’s managing diversity team. Externally, Jacqueline has given her voice to race and diversity issues at high-level events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Women’s Forum in Deauville, and as a speaker at the Women of the World Festival in the U.K. She is also shaping the agenda of Bloomberg’s first Equality Summit in New York, where she will lead discussions around issues involving female and racial empowerment across business lines and society. This year she has appeared on the Powerlist, and currently serves on the jury panel for this year’s One World Media Awards.

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