Managing Director & Partner, Chief Diversity Officer
Nadjia Yousif is leader of Boston Consulting Group’s Technology & Digital Advantage practice. Nadjia has over 15 years of experience working with the technology, operations, and business teams in the public sector and financial institutions to modernize their tech stacks, optimize operations front to back, leverage data and analytics for business value, and upskill the workforce. She is passionate about the changing dynamics of human and machine collaboration as the role of technology has increased in the workplace. She is the firm’s chief diversity officer (CDO) responsible for driving BCG’s internal diversity agenda of fostering an equitable and inclusive environment across the firm, and working with external partners to contribute to the global DEI dialogue.
Nadjia has deep experience supporting clients as they navigate the transformation of their technology systems, organizational structures, and digital customer experiences. She is a passionate advocate for diversity in the workplace as well as women in STEM subjects. She has been recognized for her work within BCG and beyond, having placed on the OUTstanding Ally Executives list 2022, HERoes 100 Women Executives List 2019, 2020, and 2022.
Nadjia joined BCG in 2004 in the US and rejoined the firm in 2009 in London. She also worked for several years at UBS Wealth Management in New York.
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