Blackstone announced that Devin Glenn has joined as Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Glenn will be a Managing Director responsible for continuing to implement policies and initiatives that will help Blackstone achieve a more diverse and inclusive workplace at Blackstone and its portfolio companies.
Paige Ross, Global Head of Human Resources, said: “In recent years, we’ve expanded our recruiting pipeline, introduced new programs to increase engagement and retention of employees, and set goals for more diverse boards. I’m thrilled to welcome Devin to the firm as we continue to push ourselves to be a leader in this area.”
Glenn joins from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where she was the Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In that role, she advanced and increased awareness of the firm’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, executed recruiting, retention, and client development initiatives, and launched an industry-leading diversity pipeline program for high-potential first-year law students.
Prior to that, she spent the last decade in various positions related to diversity and inclusion at the law firm, as well as working as an associate in its banking and institutional investing division. She received a BA from the University of Virginia and a JD from Columbia Law School. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals.