Sophie Guerin is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion, APJ at Dell Inc responsible for setting and driving Dell’s diversity & inclusion strategy serving over 40,000 team members in 18 countries. In APJ she focuses on delivering on Dell’s promise to team members to create an environment for them to do their best work. This includes the Asia roll out of the Catalyst Men Advocating Real Change initiative and introducing LGBTI inclusion to the region via the launch of Pride LGBTI and Allies ERG.
Located in Singapore, she is a recognized expert on diversity & inclusion in Asia and speaks frequently at industry forums on the topic. She is the author of "Silicon Valley: A Look at Diversity Data Transparency" and co-author of a Community Business study, "Examining Diversity & Inclusion from an Asian Perspective." Sophie is a member of the Diversity & Inclusion in Asia Network Advisory Council and the American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong Women of Influence Steering Committee.
Prior to joining Dell, Sophie was Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Community Business as well the Beijing-based Greater China Deputy Director for WEConnect International, a Washington D.C. headquartered, corporate driven non-profit that helps to empower women business owners to succeed in global markets.
Sophie is also the Founder of Women in International Public Affairs based in Paris, France. She has a Masters of Public Affairs with a concentration in public policy and economic development from SciencesPo Paris and a Bachelors of Fine Arts from New York University with a double major in East Asian studies and theatre. She is fluent in Mandarin and English.
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