In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Kira Córdoba-Brown to talk about taking risks and the importance of being your authentic self.

(Recorded on March 19, 2021)

Kira Córdoba-Brown is the Head of Talent and Diversity for the Institutional Clients Group (ICG) at Citi. In this role, Kira responsible for the strategic direction and execution of a wide variety of global talent and diversity functions, including developing insights that inform the ICG Talent/Human Capital strategy, innovating new programs to meet the highest strategic areas of need within the ICG talent market. Kira’s focus is on the ICG’s ability to Attract, Develop, Engage and Retain talent from Early Career through Senior Leaders in partnership with multiple HR stakeholders across the ICG and the Firm by establishing a future-focused culture of belonging. Kira is also responsible for overseeing, developing, implementing and tracking the success of the overall diversity strategy for this division globally, in addition to mobility and experiential volunteerism for Early Career Talent.

Prior to joining the ICG Talent and Diversity team, Kira served as Talent and Development Manager for the Global Consumer Banking (GCB) organization. In that role, Kira had the opportunity to work on multiple talent management initiatives, as well as high potential development programs. She collaborated with Citi’s corporate talent & diversity office on GCB’s participation in Citi-wide diversity initiatives, as well as helping to set and ensure that the diversity strategy in GCB is actioned.

In her 15 years at Citi, Kira has served other roles in human resources, including: program manager for the consumer banking analyst and associate programs, diversity recruiting manager on Citi’s graduate recruitment team responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to attract and recruit top diverse talent into Citi's summer and full-time analyst and associate programs, as well as diversity manager in the office of global workforce diversity.

Prior to joining Citi, Kira was a research associate at PEA Capital, a subsidiary of Allianz Dresdner Asset Management, where she was responsible for conducting fundamental research, developing proprietary financial models and valuation analyses, communicating with company leadership and sourcing industry information for the investment management team.

Kira graduated magna cum laude from the Metropolitan College of New York, where she received her bachelor’s degree in business administration. She currently resides in Queens, NY with her husband Reggie and their daughter Hailey.

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