The KeyBank Professorship was established in 2011 to support a faculty member who demonstrates values of cultural diversity in business. This partnership between KeyBank and Case Western Reserve University emphasizes a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and helps to contribute to the growing fields of emotional intelligence and cultural diversity in business.
KeyBank Professor and Chair of Organizational Behavior
An expert in how leadership development can transform individuals, groups, and organizations, Diana Bilimoria, PhD, is KeyBank Professor, chair and professor of organizational behavior. Bilimoria’s research focuses on gender and diversity in governance and leadership and organizational transformation. Her studies have helped corporate, educational and nonprofit organizations reinvent themselves and establish practices that attract and retain a high-performance, diverse workforce. Questions she studies include: How do individuals achieve their fullest potential as leaders and contributors in organizations? What facilitates women and minority group members becoming full participants in organizations, top management teams and boardrooms? How can workplaces tap into all the capabilities of leadership and diversity?