Claudia Edelman spent most of her career working through crises, whether that be in roles for Unicef or the World Economic Forum.
The Mexican-born founder of the We Are All Human foundation said the Covid-19 pandemic has set back the gains made by U.S. Hispanics in recent years. “We were a rocket about to take off. Young, creating jobs, entrepreneurs, our purchasing power, the incredible promise. And all of a sudden, the comet happens.”
Edelman, in conversation with Verizon CMO Diego Scotti at Wednesday’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit, said now is the time to ensure a greater voice for underrepresented communities,—before it’s too late.
Below you can see three key actions Edelman recommends taking, and you can watch the video of her conversation with Scotti above.