Charlene Polite Corley is Vice President, Diverse Insights & Partnerships at Nielsen and passionate about representation in media. Charlene joined Nielsen in 2009 as a member of the Emerging Leaders Program and continued to grow her career through roles in Local and National Television. Today, as a part of the Nielsen Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team she is responsible for thought leadership leveraging Nielsen data that enables the perspectives, needs and value of historically excluded groups to be more fully understood. In her current role, Charlene also collaborates with media industry and advocacy organizations to drive equity and awareness for diverse communities. Outside of Nielsen, Charlene is a Founding Member of the Washington, DC chapter of Chief--the private network for women leaders, an event speaker, career mentor and adjunct professor. A graduate of Florida A&M University, Charlene now lives and works in Maryland with her husband and their son.
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