Patsy Doerr is the Chief Executive Officer of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Patsy leads all facets of AJLI and serves as the face of the organization, advocating in both the public and private sectors. Patsy has deep roots in The Junior League, and has been a member of the Junior League in both New York and London.
Patsy is a leading expert and thought leader in the field of corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. Her greatest passion is helping organizations build and develop initiatives that best position them for long-term success in a diverse, global environment.
Most recently, Patsy re-defined and led the diversity and inclusion function at Credit Suisse globally. In this role, she was responsible for building and developing teams and initiatives that help drive Credit Suisse’s’ diversity and inclusion efforts forward. Prior to this, she built and led the Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability functions for Thomson Reuters globally, as well as served as an advocate externally on the topics of social impact and stakeholder capitalism.
The strength of Patsy’s experience and impact has made her a regular on the speaking and media circuits. She has been interviewed by a number of publications and programs.
Additionally, Patsy serves on several boards that aid in the advancement of women in developing markets as well as diversity and education. In addition to AIT she is a member of the Multiplying Good Board of Governors and holds a leadership role on the Board of Women’s World Banking.
Patsy holds a BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, as well as a Master of Science in Adult Learning and Organizational Development from Fordham University in New York, NY. She has two children and lives in Manhattan.