As the Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Marketing at Unilever, Mita’s efforts to build an inclusive culture are being celebrated. Under her leadership, Unilever is gender balanced at manager level and above. Unilever was named the #1 Company for Working Mothers by Working Mother Media in 2018, and the #2 for Best Employers for Women in 2020 by Forbes.  Mita also co-created the first of its kind Cultural Immersions series to increase the cultural competency of marketers training over 5,000 marketers to date.

Mita has also had an extensive career in the beauty and consumer products goods space. Mita is a passionate storyteller who believes in the power of diversity to transform business and brands. She was one of the chief lieutenants in launching The Vaseline Healing Project in the U.S., signing award-winning actress & activist Viola Davis as the brand’s ambassador.

Mita was named a Working Mother of the Year by She Runs It (Formerly Advertising Women of New York) and a Valiente Award Finalist at SXSW for her inspiring work in 2019. She received the Inaugural Diversity Innovator Award from the National Association for Female Executives in 2018 and was on the “50 People Under 40 Shaking Up Beauty” Youthquake List by Women’s Wear Daily 2017.

Mita has a B.A. from Columbia University and a M.B.A. from Duke University.

In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Mita Mallick shares her professional and personal journey and the importance of intertwining the two.

Recorded on July 29, 2020