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Deepa Purushothaman


Deepa is an author, speaker, and a co-founder of Formation, a company for women of color by women of color. Formation provides brave, safe, new space for professional women of color. Deepa is also a Women and Public Policy Program Leader in Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School. Deepa’s book The First, The Few, The Only. How Women of Color Redefine Power in Corporate America will be published by HarperBusiness in March 2022.
Prior to this, Deepa spent more than twenty years at Deloitte and was the first Indian American woman and one of the youngest people to make partner in the company’s history. Deepa was a National Managing Partner of Inclusion at Deloitte and was also the US Managing Partner of WIN (Women’s Initiative), Deloitte’s renowned program to recruit, retain, and advance women.

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Events featuring Deepa Purushothaman
Events featuring Deepa Purushothaman