Hispanic Professional Network
Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place.
Chanel’s choice to not automatically install a person of color as its diversity and inclusion lead could be looked at twofold: first, that the brand seeks to avoid any appearance of pandering or tokenism by simply hiring someone they considered the best qualified for the position.
Conversely, one might also wonder how seriously Chanel regards the diversity conversation and the countless cultural minutiae that having more people of color in leadership roles might help safeguard against. READ MORE AT THE ROOT