James Burroughs

James Burroughs

Senior vice president, government and community relations, and chief equity and inclusion officer, Children’s Minnesota

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James Burroughs plays a critical role in advancing DEI for Children’s Minnesota. Burroughs implemented an equity and inclusion internship program to provide a more racially diverse employee pipeline. He revised the hospital system’s approach to safety, security, and policing, and led the organization’s commitment to transparency in its racial data reporting for hiring, retention, and supplier diversity. Within two years, Children’s
Minnesota increased its executive leadership diversity from
zero to 33%.