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Dignity and Respect Drive Carlos Cubia

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Dignity and Respect Drive Carlos Cubia

Michigan State University College of Social Science and School of Criminal Justice alumnus Carlos Cubia is senior vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

Upon graduation, the Pontiac, Michigan native applied for a position in the Secret Service. While waiting to hear back. He began a career in insurance, which gradually led him into human resources work. Without even realizing it, Cubia was beginning his work in diversity, equity and inclusion before that work had a name.

Hear more about Carlos Cubia’s journey in the podcast below: 


Author: Russ White, '82, '01