Mauro leads one of the most diversified business units at Dow, which is a cultural amalgamation of two large mergers in the company’s history. He credits the company advancement in inclusion to his largely ethnically diverse and gender balanced leadership team. Mauro initiated a successful accountability program in which each leadership member adopts a global site solely to foster inclusion, working conditions and employee engagement at all levels. A strong believer that “Education is THE accelerator of Inclusion”, Mauro is active in education programs for students of color and diverse ethnic backgrounds, ranging from engaging with African American universities to providing scholarship and fundraising for community colleges. Mauro is a member of the USA-Brazil CEO Council and meets regularly with high-level officials from both governments to discuss actions to improve trade and collaboration in educational programs which create bridges for social advancement.