Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Ms. Tidwell is responsible for developing and deploying the diversity and inclusion strategy across Luxottica. She currently supports over 35,000 associates on their diversity journey and partners with key business leaders in Luxottica and the community to continue building brand awareness and making Luxottica an employer of choice. She is responsible for engaging all associates on all levels at Luxottica. Since 2000, she has lead the Luxottica Mentoring Program that aligns high school students with Luxottica associates ranging from COO, EVP, SVP and all other level of the organization in a mentor/mentee relationship.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
Recently, in 2012, Alicia has been awarded the Nefertiti Award by the Cincinnati Herald, the Ohio Diversity Council Diversity First Award and has been featured in the Women Book for her work with Withrow High School on the expansion of the Luxottica Mentoring Program in Cincinnati Public Schools.