Aisha Losche is the chief diversity officer at Draper Laboratory in Cambridge MA. Aisha is responsible for working with Draper leaders to develop policies, practices and programs that advance DE&I at the company, along with initiatives with external partners, including suppliers and employee learning providers.
Losche will report directly to Draper CEO and president, Dr. Jerry Wohletz, and serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Losche will provide the strategic leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion programming, and coordinate and advise on initiatives, establishing and integrating efforts that support a vision of inclusive excellence across the company.
Losche has more than 15 years of progressive leadership in positions with a strong emphasis on inclusive excellence and systemic, collaborative approaches to management and problem-solving. Prior to her new role of CDO, she held the position of senior vice president, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB) at Hill Holliday. Earlier, she served as vice president of Talent Engagement and Inclusion for Publicis Groupe.
Losche graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University and received her MBA in Business Administration and Management from Curry College. She then completed a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate at Cornell University to further her education in 2018. She is also a Certified Executive & Leadership coach, Mental Health First Aider as well as a Qualified Administration for the Intercultural Development Index.
Born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, Losche is a dedicated mother to three wonderful children and is not one to let a busy schedule hold her back. She was an elected Town Councilor in her hometown for six years. She is an avid Peloton enthusiast and outside of work enjoys Broadway Musicals, cooking with her husband and spending time with family and friends.