Scott Vowels
Sheryl Battles
Vice President, Communications and Diversity Strategy
Pitney Bowes

Sheryl Battles Makes Exceptional Contributions to Pitney Bowes

Sheryl Battles is the Vice President, Communications and Diversity Strategy for Pitney Bowes. She is a pioneer in the implementation of a number of successful diversity initiatives and accomplishments since 1998. Sheryl prepared the Smithsonian exhibit and brochure on African Americans; was awarded the Donald H. McGannon Award in 2006, one of the National Urban League's highest awards; is currently chair of the Arthur W. Page Diversity and Inclusion Committee; and founded Pitney Bowes Young Professionals Network and Women's Inclusion Network; to name just a few successes.

Sheryl uses four best practices to grow the organization's Supplier Diversity. First, she works with top executives to eliminate systemic barriers to diversity. Second, Sheryl aligns diversity and inclusion (D&I) with the business strategy, culture, and values. Third, she embeds D&I in all aspects of the employee experience. Fourth, Sheryl motivates and inspires through courageous conversations. Sheryl brings a deep understanding of complex global markets and cultural nuances to her efforts, enabling her to work within the organization to increase awareness of the value of responding to specific market needs.

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Chavers