Seto Akinjiola is the Chief People Officer for the Union of Concerned Scientists. She is responsible for all aspects of human capital strategy and operations, including equity and inclusion, talent development, employee relations, culture-building, innovation, and alignment with the mission and direction of UCS.
Prior to joining UCS, Ms. Akinjiola led and grew HR functions with multiple organizations, including Generation, You Employed, the Fair Labor Association, Greenpeace USA, Pan American Development Foundation, and the International Center for Research on Women. She has extensive experience in human resource policy and practice development, talent acquisition, performance management, salary and benefits administration, employee relations, and government compliance.
Ms. Akinjiola earned a master’s degree in international management and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Afro-American studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.