Leadership

Carol Fulp is President and CEO of The Partnership, Inc., New England’s premier organization dedicated to enhancing the competitiveness of the region by attracting, developing, retaining and convening multicultural professionals. Carol is the author of Success Through Diversity: Why The Most Inclusive Companies Will Win praised by Publishers Weekly and Booklist.

Given her own experiences in the workplace and in advising companies on diversity practice, Carol is deeply committed on how people of different races and ethnicities represent an essential asset to contemporary companies and organizations.

Carol serves on the board of trustees for Eastern Bank and as well as the board of directors for the American Student Assistance Corporation and the New England College of Business. Her civic involvement includes the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board, trustee of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation as well as board of directors of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is also a founding co-chair of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, the largest professional women’s conference in the country, attracting more than 11,000 attendees annually.

Carol is the recipient of many honors including the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Bostonian Award. Boston Business Journal has listed Fulp as one of the “50 Most Influential Bostonians” and in 2017 Boston Magazine listed her as one of the “21 Most Powerful People in Boston Business.”

Carol is a graduate of the University of the State of New York. She is a recipient of an honorary doctorate of law from New England Law Boston, an honorary doctorate from Salem State University and she received an honorary doctorate degree from Suffolk University Sawyer Business School in 2017, where she served as commencement speaker.