Brian Cornell

The representation of female and diverse leaders across the business is a source of pride for Brian. His desire for a diverse team extends all the way up to the Leadership Team and Board of Directors. One of the areas where Target has focused on engaging and advancing women is STEM. Programs for the team include Target Women in Science and Technology, which helps foster connections, inspiration and knowledge sharing. The Engineering Management Immersion Program is a 12-month global leadership development program that offers immersive and personalized experiences to increase participants’ leadership ability. Externally, Brian signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, which aims to create a more inclusive society where all perspectives and experiences are welcome. He is the co-chair of NEW’s Future Fund, which provides meaningful tools and training that women can use to advance their careers in the retail and consumer packaged goods industries. He also recently joined Catalyst’s board of directors, to play an active role in accelerating the progress of women’s inclusion in the workforce.