Appointed to the newly created role of Global Head of CSR, Arlene developed a global strategy that aligns with Moody’s businesses and promotes diversity and inclusion externally. Moody’s CSR strategy seeks to economically empower women and BAME entrepreneurs; and support BAME and female students by creating pathways for them to explore careers in finance, technology and economics. Arlene works in partnership with D&I to advance a diverse talent pipeline by advocating for leadership development opportunities for Moody’s BAME employees. She regularly mentors BAME professionals at varying levels and stages of their careers. She is a frequent speaker for Multicultural and Women’s ERGs around the world, sharing her career journey and advice. Arlene is a Board member of the Executive Leadership Council, and chairs the Global Expansion Committee which supports the advancement of Black professionals in the US and Europe. She is on the Board of Howard University’s Business School with other prominent senior executives. She has been featured in numerous lists including Savoy’s 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, and Black Enterprise’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Business.