Esabela Cruz
Diversity and Inclusion Manager at UnitedHealth Group

Esabela Cruz, Psychologist, MBA in People Management and a Master's in Social Inclusion and Cultural Diversity. Inclusion and Diversity Evangelist, playing as strategist to build relationships with executives and key stakeholders across all management and organizational levels. Managed HPE inclusion and Diversity strategy through Latin America and successfully led 50+ employee resource groups across Americas region, promoting collaborative environments, and ever-increasing employee engagement and development, leading the effort to conquer the award - Best Company for People with Disability and rewarded by Out&Equal as a Leader on support LGBT+ equality on marketplace.

Today Esabela works for UnitedHealth Group in a mission to implement and manage the diversity and inclusion program. Founder of the “</> JUNTOS NA TI” project, a voluntary, nonprofit initiative that aims to bring together technology companies with the goal of initiating and encouraging underrepresented talents to the technology space. Currently a member of the Racial Equality committee from Mulheres do Brasil (Women of Brazil). Co-founded deSpERta, a project that aims to inspire the co-creation of an inclusive world in which everybody can truly belong.