Nuñez

Rosa J. Nuñez

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Boston

I develop results driven DE&I strategies and programs that help achieve positive cultural transformation in the workplace.

Rosa Nuñez is responsible for developing, implementing, leading and championing proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs, in alignment with Foley Hoag's overall strategic plans. Rosa is a strategic partner to the firm’s Executive Committee and also a co-chair the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

Rosa's initiatives are centered on awareness building, recruitment, engagement, retention, thought leadership and external positioning. Rosa’s work has been recognized nationally, including being named as one of the 2022 50 most notable CDOs by COLOR Magazine, a 2021 Diversity Mentor of The Year by NY Moves Magazine and 2021 Leading Latina by Hispanic Executive Magazine. Rosa is also a National Board Member of INROADS, the oldest and largest non-profit organization creating pathways to careers for ethnically diverse high school and college students across the country.

Rosa has over 15 years of experience specializing in workplace diversity, equity, inclusion, employee engagement, workplace culture and community outreach programs. Most recently, she worked at BCW Global - Burson Cohn & Wolfe in New York as the SVP, Senior Director, North America - Diversity & Belonging. In that capacity, she was responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive U.S. inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging strategy to identify talent and help them flourish at BCW. Before that, Rosa was the U.S. Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Omnicom Media Group and started her career as a member of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Team at information technology and global consulting firm, Accenture.

Education

  • University of Phoenix, M.B.A., 2008
  • Fordham University, B.A., 2003
  • Cornell University, Certification on Leading Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, 2020
  • MIT, Certification on Interpersonal Communications for Executives, 2021

Honors & Involvement

INVOLVEMENT
  • INROADS, Board Member
  • Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, Member
  • National Society of Hispanics MBA, Member
  • Society for Diversity & Executive Professionals, Member
  • Spanish Honor Society, Member
  • Latinas Unidas, Member