Julie Coffman is Chief Diversity Officer, Bain & Company, leading the firm’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practice and global Organization practice.
Coffman works with clients across industries and regions to develop and deploy effective DEI strategies to meet the needs of their organizations and external partners. Some of her recent client engagements have included leading a DEI ambition-setting and strategy design effort for a global private equity fund for use internally and across its portfolio of companies and supporting the creation of OneTen - a coalition of employers committed to hiring one million Black Americans into family sustaining jobs without requiring a college degree. Internally, Coffman leads Bain’s global DEI strategy and mobilization efforts for our people, our business and our communities. She is also the founding chair of Bain's Global Women's Leadership Council, which is focused on increasing the number of women in Bain's leadership ranks.
Coffman has co-authored several articles on racial and gender equity including: Belonging, Support, and Trust: Racial Equity at Work, Flexible Work Models: How to create sustainability in a 24/7 World and Charting the Course: Getting Women to the Top. She is also co-author of 10 Proven Actions to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion- a research-backed paper sharing tactics particularly effective at advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.