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Embracing differences

From simply a clear business case more than 12 years ago, being diverse and inclusive is now a strategic imperative for Lenovo, says Yolanda Conyers, the firm's first chief diversity officer.

"Diverse mindsets are critical in order to serve a diverse population as we move into this era of intelligent transformation. From my perspective, intelligent transformation demands inclusive transformation." - Yolanda Conyers.

THERE were three things that Yolanda Conyers' father - a ship's cook who started out sweeping the galleys - had hoped for her when she was growing up. One, to get an education. Two, to travel around the world. And three, to embrace the unfamiliar. It is safe to say that Ms Conyers, the chief...

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