the Staffing Industry Analysts accolade recognizes Audra Jenkins and Vaishali Shah’s leadership in the national diversity, equity and inclusion movement
ATLANTA, GA – May 18, 2022 – Randstad North America today announced that Audra Jenkins, the organization’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, and Vaishali Shah, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion for Randstad Sourceright, were recognized among the Top 50 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Influencers by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Now in its second year, the list celebrates leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the national diversity, equity and inclusion movement.
As CDIO, Jenkins leads Randstad’s efforts to provide clients and partners with insights to improve equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDI&A) efforts across multiple sectors. At Randstad Sourceright, Shah offers strategic guidance and innovative solutions that help organizations foster more diverse and equitable workplaces with their contingent talent management strategies in North America.
“Audra embodies Randstad’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility with her efforts to create a more inclusive workplace for everyone,” said Karen Fichuk, CEO of Randstad North America and Randstad N.V. Executive Board Member. “She continues to push Randstad forward, recently spearheading our first EDI&A report. Her long track record of creating inclusive programming at Randstad and providing strategic counsel to our leadership team, as well as our clients, speaks for itself.”
“Vaishali is answering the call for social justice by challenging employers to consider the diversity of their total workforce, including flexible talent,” said Rebecca Henderson, CEO of Randstad Global Businesses and Randstad N.V. Executive Board Member. “Her deep experience with EDI&A issues, corporate wellness and talent acquisition ensure that our partners are getting talent solutions that attract and elevate people with different backgrounds and experiences.”
The achievement dovetails with other notable recognition for Randstad North America’s EDI&A efforts. The organization was recently ranked 21st in DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity, named in Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity and America’s Best Employers for Women, and listed as a Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability.