Intel Onboards Dawn Jones As Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Intel Onboards Dawn Jones As Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Intel has appointed Dawn Jones as its Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) and Vice President of Social Impact.


She will report to Sandra Rivera, Intel’s executive vice president and chief people officer.


Jones is a 24-year Intel veteran. She will lead the company’s global diversity and inclusion strategy.


Additionally, she will direct its investments and programs driving positive global impact. This includes prioritizing cross-company and industrywide initiatives to achieve Intel’s ambitious 10-year 2030 RISE Strategy.


Since January 2021, Jones has served as acting CDIO after the departure of Barbara Whye. Before that, she served as global director of policy, strategy and partnerships. She was she was responsible for Intel’s diversity and inclusion policy, strategy, communications, external alliances and stakeholder engagement.



Jones said "Today starts a new chapter in our collective journey to create a more diverse, inclusive and responsible workplace, industry and world."


"I look forward to partnering across Intel and our industry to accelerate action on our most pressing issues, from persistent gaps in women and underrepresented minority leadership and systemic inequities to sustainability and inclusiveness," she added.


Jones has pursued a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Arizona State University. She has earned a master’s degree in communications management from Syracuse University.


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