New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lead at the SOA
Schaumburg, IL, December 1, 2020 – The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is excited to announce that Solskin Gómez-Krogh, MBA, has joined the organization as the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead. Gómez-Krogh will be responsible for leading and implementing the SOA’s diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy in collaboration with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She will also serve as the staff liaison for SOA/CAS Joint Committee on Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity supporting and implementing its strategy and will work with organizations such as the International Association of Black Actuaries, Organization of Latino Actuaries, Sexuality and Gender Alliance for Actuaries, The Actuarial Foundation and others as we partner to support a profession that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Gómez-Krogh comes to the SOA with a depth of professional and volunteer experience in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Before joining the SOA, Gómez-Krogh served as the diversity outreach manager for the Illinois CPA Society. She was recognized for her leadership when she was named one of the 2015 New Wave of Chicago leaders by Latino Leaders Magazine and identified as a Top 100 under 50 Emerging Leaders in 2011 by Diversity MBA Magazine. She also served as the Executive Director for the ALPFA (formerly known as the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting) in Chicago. While working at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, she was appointed Diversity Council Chair and served on The Blues Diversity Alliance (comprised of Diversity and Inclusion leaders in 39 BCBS companies nationwide).
In 2015, Gomez-Krogh helped launch and manage the DEI Coaching center at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion, which has coached over 800 DEI leaders and professionals from all sectors.
Gómez-Krogh earned her Master of Business Administration from DePaul and Bachelor of Science as double major in anthropology and international studies from Iowa State University. An immigrant herself, she is passionate about helping organizations become workplaces where members feel welcomed, valued, respected, heard, and empowered to be their authentic selves. She speaks three languages, and enjoys reading, listening to educational podcasts, and learning to play the guitar with her daughter and husband.
Please join us in welcoming Gómez-Krogh to the SOA.