Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee


The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee shall provide insight and advice into promoting diversity and inclusion in INFORMS and the profession. The committee will consider and develop strategies for Board consideration that foster greater participation and make INFORMS more accommodating and reflective of members from diverse backgrounds, perspectives and abilities. The Committee will be aware of and ensure coordination and collaboration of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts throughout INFORMS

2023 Membership

Anahita Khojandi, Chair
Chrysafis Vogiatzis, Vice-chair
Ebru Bish
Rishabh Bhandawat
Banafsheh Behzad
Muge Capan
Bill Christian
Roy Dwaipayan
Grani Hanasusanto
Ruiwei Jiang
Michael Johnson
Angelika Leskovskaya
Mihir Mehta
Wilkistar Otieno
Sofia Perez-Guzman
Ruben Proano
Daniel Reich
Shanith Spanton
Jessye Talley
Margret Vilborg Bjarnadottir
Carolina Vivas-Valencia
Jeremy Watts
Katy Wrenn
Shengfan Zhang

Staff Liaison: Director, Human Resources (Gina Lloyd)

Board Liaison: President Elect (Laura Albert)