Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer of Centene Corporation

Erika McConduit headshot - Chief DEI Officer, Centene.Erika McConduit, Chief DEI Officer of Centene

Erika McConduit, Esq. serves as the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer of Centene Corporation. In her role, McConduit leads the enterprise DEI and Community Impact strategy, focused on enhancing talent, policy development, supplier diversity and expanding strategic impact partnerships with external stakeholders. 

Prior to Centene, McConduit served as the President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana, where she led its expansion to a statewide entity, distinguishing it among the network of affiliates around the country. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of the YWCA of White Plains and Central Westchester, New York. Earlier in her career, McConduit was a corporate litigation attorney with Frilot, Partridge LLC, and has a media background in corporate communications with MTV Networks – Nickelodeon and VH1 in New York. 

McConduit has served as an adjunct faculty member of Dillard University in Louisiana and Monroe College in New York. Her current and past education service also includes the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors, the New Orleans Advocate newspaper, New Schools for New Orleans, KIPP St Louis Board of Directors, the Data Quality Campaign in Washington, D.C., and the Pahara-Aspen Institute fellowship, among others. 

McConduit graduated summa cum laude from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications, and cum laude from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a Juris Doctorate.