How to Ask For and Leverage Feedback

May 23, 2017 5:52 am

EY’s Diana Cruz Solash gives advice on how to ask for feedback in away that does not give you a generic response that isn’t helpful.

About Diana Cruz Solash:

Diana Solash joined EY in 1994 and is currently a Director in the organization’s Global and Americas Diversity & Inclusiveness team and serves as the Americas Ethnicity Strategy Leader. In this capacity, Diana works closely with senior leaders, EY member firm partners and all EY people so that EY values are reflected across the organization.

She helps member firms leverage the diversity that each person brings to the organization — e.g., generations, cultural background, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, experiences, and education. Diana has worked in several Talent team functions in building her career at EY, including campus recruiting, experienced recruiting and organizational development. She also co-chaired the Northeast Inclusiveness & Diversity Council and served as the Northeast Community Engagement Champion for Ernst & Young LLP.

Diana has been involved with several community organizations. Currently, she serves as a board member and a past President of the Metro NY Chapter of Ascend, a professional society for Asians in business, a member of the Committee for Economic Development’s Women’s Economic Contribution Subcommittee, as well as a member of the New York Women’s Foundation Corporate Leadership Committee.

Previously, she served as a member of Jumpstart’s Advisory Board and she is a past member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Minority Initiatives Committee. Diana also completed the Coro Leadership New York Program in 2009.

Diana graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology. She lives in downtown Manhattan with her son, Max, and daughter, Mia.