Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity Gilead Sciences
Cheng, Global Director of Inclusion & Diversity and Talent Acquisition at Gilead
Sciences Inc., Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner with over 15 years of strategy
and leadership experience in the space. Responsible for leading the strategy,
development, and growth in Talent Acquisition, which are designed to enhance a
company’s Inclusion & Diversity strategy drive recruitment of top talent
for our 30,000+ workforce in 35+ countries across the world. Responsible for
leading direct reports to drive the company’s core value of Inclusion. Passionate,
results-driven strategist with a solid record of achievement and demonstrated
success driving sustained impact while providing inspirational leadership in a
highly competitive market through Diversity & Inclusion. Unwavering in
developing employee engagement, securing brand loyalty, building strong
relations with internal and external business partners, and supporting the
community. My passion is to empower the right people to work together and
create innovative solutions.
American Born Chinese to two Chinese immigrant parents. New York City native
and have traveled across the globe. National Liaison and Strategist of the
National Board Committee of National Association of Asian American
Professionals. Board Director on National Association of Asian American
Professionals Minnesota Chapter. Served in the United States Air Force and Air
National Guard in the Communications Squadron as a communications and computer
systems specialist. Former Lead Volunteer Counselor for Hope4Youth, non-profit
homeless youth support organization. Second Minnesota recipient to receive the
Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business
Development Center in 2018.
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