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Namrata Yadav heads the enterprise programs and external community development strategy at Bank of America. In this role, Namrata is responsible for the enterprise strategy and initiatives focused on reskilling our external communities and partners. She also leads the strategy for the Academy’s enterprise initiatives and is responsible for creating an external Academy platform for our clients.

Previously, Namrata led the Diversity and Inclusion strategy for the bank. In that role, Namrata focused on creating a work environment and culture where all employees had the opportunity to achieve their full potential and contribute to the bank’s success. She also led the underrepresented talent strategy, the global executive development diversity programs, D&I learning and external partnerships for the bank.

Namrata holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Delhi University and a Master’s of Science in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. She is a graduate of the Bank of America HR Development Program and multiple top talent programs. She was recognized as a Top 50 D&I professional in the 2016 and 2017 Global Diversity List, and as a Top 15 Business Woman in Illinois in 2017. She was on the 2018 Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40 list and was also on the Women of Color magazine’s 2019 Top Women in Finance list. Most recently she was on the Crain’s 2021 Notable Executives in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion list. Her D&I strategy has won 10+ Brandon Hall GOLD award for four consecutive years (2016-2020).

Namrata resides in Chicago with her husband and two kids.