Mecca Mitchell is the Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Burlington Stores, where she leads efforts to create supportive and equitable institutional structures, fosters welcoming and inclusive environments, and cultivates a culture that leverages DEI best practices to drive business objectives, while responding to the diverse needs of the workforce, customers, and communities. Prior to this position, she served as Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, a ten-hospital system located in NY.
Mrs. Mitchell previously served as the Chief Diversity Officer for the State of New York and held the position of Executive Director of Equal Employment Opportunity & Diversity Management for the New York City Department of Education. She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.
Mrs. Mitchell holds certifications from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations in Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity Studies. She received her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University's School of Law and attended the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, double majoring in Criminal Justice and Political Science.