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Caroline Wanga    

VP of Diversity & Inclusion at Target Corporation

Caroline Wanga is responsible for facilitating Target's intent to champion an inclusive society via consulting on inclusive guest experiences, facilitating the evolution of an inclusive work environment, supporting the diversity of the workforce and Target's role in external partnerships and communities.

Caroline began her career at Target in 2005, as an intern in its Distribution group, subsequently serving in a variety of roles in their distribution centers including supporting the design, development, implementation and evaluation of operational systems and training for a series of Target’s perishable food distribution centers. In 2009, she moved into Human Resources and served as a HR generalist in a variety of individual contributor and leadership roles supporting Property Development, Business Intelligence & Analytics, and & Mobile and Enterprise Strategy. In 2015, Caroline was promoted into her current role as Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion.

Prior to Target, Caroline served in Youth Development positions as a non-profit professional in a variety of organizations, including the YMCA, Camp Fire Boys and Girls, Lutheran Social Services, Turning Point Inc. and The Boys and Girls Club. Caroline is a member of Kwanzaa Community Church and currently serves on the board of directors at Penumbra Theater Company, in St. Paul, MN. She has previously served on the board of the UNCF National Alumni Council, been a member of the NAACP, BAEO and is a member of the Texas College National Alumni Association.

Caroline has one daughter, who is currently studying Computer Engineering with a concentration Integrated Digital Media, at New York University (NYU.) She is also the proud aunt of three nephews, Aiden, Evan, and Xavier. Caroline is a Kenyan citizen and currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her longtime significant other, Rasheen.

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