State Street’s First Chief Diversity Officer

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Former New England Patriot Paul Francisco is charged with financial giant’s global strategy for inclusion.

Paul Francisco (CGS’91, CAS’93) has a background rich in diversity. As a student at BU, he was a member of the black student union and the Latinos Unidos student network. Francisco was surrounding by students from a variety of backgrounds in both his extra-curricular activities, including playing football, and through his living environment in Rich Hall. He was accustomed to the rich variety of cultures that BU exposed him to, but upon entering the corporate world, was shocked by the largely white, male population. Francisco has since built a career around drawing the diversity he saw in college into the corporate world.

Read the full article by Corinne Steinbrenner, State Street’s First Chief Diversity Officer, in arts&sciences magazine.