Jennifer Rademaker

Jennifer has a three-pronged approach to driving diversity at Mastercard: tracking diversity metrics, ensuring a balanced hiring slate, and developing high potential role models.  In Europe and the US, Jennifer doubled the percentage of BAME employees in her teams using this approach. Jennifer’s focus on role models and mentorship transformed her leadership team from 29% BAME executives to 50% BAME executives in one year. She is priming the next generation of BAME executives by personally coaching 8 BAME high potential senior leaders in her organization. Jennifer’s impact on BAME advancement reaches beyond her own group. She serve as the Executive Sponsor for Mastercard’s African descent employee group (LEAD) in Europe. LEAD hosts activities in Mastercard’s London and Waterloo offices with topics geared to support career advancement, personal development, and sponsorship for BAME employees, as well as showcasing BAME role models. Outside of Mastercard, Jennifer donates her time and expertise to organizations that help others without discrimination.  She is on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross in Greater New York, and is a member of the House of St Barnabas in London, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness.

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