Natasha leads Ferrara’s diversity and inclusion strategy and is responsible for implementing and monitoring programs to promote diversity and foster an open and inclusive work environment. Prior to Ferrara, she was SVP of Diversity & Inclusion at Nielsen overseeing the strategic development & implementation of diversity & equity initiatives.
Recognized as one of the Top 100 Executive Leaders and Top 100 Women of Influence by Diversity MBA Magazine, Natasha is a key thought leader. She has parlayed her love of mentorship and writing commentary on career planning and guidance as a contributing writer for several career and lifestyle magazines. Natasha has led keynotes, panels, and workshops for The Conference Board, Society for Human Resource Management, DiversityInc, Diversity MBA, Human Capital Institute, and many talent, inclusion and performance conferences, connecting with global audiences across industries.
Natasha sits on the editorial board for Training Industry Magazine and the board of directors for the Village of Oak Lawn’s Chamber of Commerce.
Natasha graduated from Northern Illinois University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. She has an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the Jack Welch Management Institute and lives in the Chicago area with her husband and their sons.