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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Peggy Hazard

Peggy Hazard


Peggy Hazard is a Managing Principal and co-head of the Advancing Women Worldwide Practice at Korn Ferry. She specializes in consulting, facilitation and coaching to help executives and top teams achieve business results through improved global talent strategies and more inclusive and agile leadership.   A thought leader and problem-solver who has worked with leaders from 80 counties, Ms. Hazard helped develop the Root Cause Funnel Analysis, CrossCultural Agility, Vectors™ and Accelerating Women in Leadership Programs, a 3-part Advancing Women Worldwide Webinar Series and was Managing Editor of an online Global Inclusion University serving 197,000 employees.  She is a member of the Avon Global Women’s Think Tank, the Global Diversity Benchmarks and facilitated The Global Diversity Officer Competency Model. She is author & contributor of Career Playbook: Practical Tips for Women in Leadership, Best Practice Women in Leadership, Crosscultural Agility: The Global Talent Solution,  and Developing a Global Mindset. She was adjunct professor at Cornell's School of Labor & Industrial Relations, guest lecturer at Columbia and Rutgers Universities, India Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and the Mercedes Leadership Institute.  Ms. Hazard has 30 years of experience, including positions at Polo Ralph Lauren and Warnaco.  She has a BA The University of Pennsylvania, where she studied at The Wharton School. She is certified in ViaEdge, Voices, KFALP, Hogan and HBDI assessments.