STEPHANIE BROWNE is vice president of talent acquisition and chief diversity and inclusion officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. She develops and leads BCBSMA’s strategies to attract, recruit, and retain talent and to inspire a culture of inclusion where all associates are engaged and feel valued. She also co-chairs the Diversity Council with BCBSMA’s president and CEO, Andrew Dreyfus. Prior to her current role, Stephanie led the IT strategy and planning organization. Browne is a national trustee for the Boys and Girls Club of America, Northeast representative; a board director for Cambridge College; a member of the Mass Business Alliance for Education advisory council; and a council member for Pine Manor College. She previously served on the Executive Board of The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and is a recipient of the 2016 Leading Women Award and most recently Mass Technology Leadership Council’s Mosaic Award. Browne is a member of The Boston Club, The Links Incorporated, Boston chapter, and is national president of The Circle-Lets. In 1998, Browne founded Divas Uncorked, a Boston-based wine education group with a mission to demystify wine for women and people of color. Browne is a Certified Health Insurance Executive (CHIE) and earned a Masters of Education from Cambridge College.