Carol Fulp

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

Carol is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fulp Diversity Consultants, where she assists CEOs and their organizations in advancing diversity and inclusion. She previously served as President and CEO of The Partnership, the nationally recognized professional services firm that helps organizations advance and retain multi-culturals. She is also the author of Success Through Diversity: Why The Most Inclusive Companies Will Win, a book praised by Publishers Weekly and Booklist.

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

She serves on the board of trustees for Eastern Bank and as well as the board of directors for the New England College of Business and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her civic involvement includes the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board, trustee of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation, as well as founding co-chair of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, the largest professional women’s conference in the country.

Carol received the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Bostonian Award, was noted as one of the “50 Most Influential Bostonians” by Boston Business Journal, and named one of the “21 Most Powerful People in Boston Business” by Boston Magazine in 2017.

A graduate of the University of the State of New York, she also received honorary doctorates from New England Law Boston, Salem State University, and Suffolk University Sawyer Business School, where she served as commencement speaker.