May 18, 2023
Diversity Fatigue Summit

Laura AgharkarLaura Agharkar

Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Culture at Nasdaq


Laura Agharkar is Nasdaq's Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Culture. In her roles, she leads the strategy and execution of all programs that ensure that Nasdaq is a destination employer where all feel valued, respected, challenged and have a true sense of inclusion and belonging.

Before Nasdaq, Laura held similar roles at Global Pharmaceutical Ferring and Samsung Electronics America. Laura's passion for her work is largely influenced by raising multiracial children and Nasdaq's purpose of advancing economic progress for all.

Laura lives in a suburb of New York City, with her husband, daughter Fiona, Son Charlie, and two Goldendoodles. She enjoys getting out on the golf course, traveling, and spending quality time with her close friends and family.

Takes part in

May, 18 6:00 PM CET
Panel Discussion

What must the corporate world do to overcome growing diversity fatigue?

The panel speakers will discuss:

  • Hidden underpinnings of diversity fatigue

  • Innovative approaches to curing diversity fatigue

  • A daily DEI routine that stops diversity fatigue in its tracks

Laura Agharkar Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Culture at Nasdaq
Yetta Toliver Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Xerox Corporation
Traci Sanders Vice President - Global Head of DE&I at Verizon
Antoinette Hamilton Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity at Lam Research
Mahdis Gharaei Co-Founder & Co-CEO at the female factor
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