Full Name
Calandra Jarrell
Job Title
Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Executive
Bank of America
Speaker Bio
Calandra is a Diversity & Inclusion Executive at Bank of America where she is responsible for the company’s Global Employee Networks which include 360 chapters and over 111,000 members. She also leads the Women & Underrepresented Talent strategy, Global D&I Awards and D&I for Global Human Resources.

Previously, Calandra led D&I for the company’s Wealth Management businesses and the local market strategy where she had oversight for D&I councils, diversity growth goals and targeted line of business inclusion programs such as “Women Ready to Lead”, “Know Your Talent” and “Let’s Get Real®: courageous conversations”; collectively designed to improve attracting, hiring, advancement, and retention of underrepresented talent at all levels of the Bank.

Calandra joined Bank of America in 1997 as an Administrative Assistant. A proud alumna of Hampton University, Calandra, and her family live in Lawrenceville, Virginia where she is on the board of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, an active member of the Parent Advocacy Council (PAC), local NAACP and Communities in Schools.
Calandra Jarrell