Gloria Castillo is president and CEO of Chicago United, a corporate membership organization that advances multiracial leadership in business to achieve parity in economic opportunity for people of color. Castillo is a pioneering advocate for workplace diversity with a passion for advancing inclusion, and social and economic justice through the lens of business strategy. Her work on behalf of underrepresented populations was recognized in 2017 with an honorary Doctorate in Social Justice from Roosevelt University. Castillo has also been presented with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award, the Business and Professional People for the Public Interest’s Champion of the Public Interest Award, and the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago’s Racial Justice Award. Castillo serves on the Board of Directors of The Field Foundation of Illinois and Intersect Illinois, an economic development corporation. She also serves on the National Advisory Board for the Insight Center for Community Economic Development, and is Co-Chair of the Illinois Bicentennial Commission.
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