At MKS, our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is core to our culture. We believe that diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, education, background and experience fuels innovation and results as well as enables our employees to succeed.
Our Board of Directors is comprised of 43% female members and is 29% racially diverse, and our Lead Director is a woman. We have been recognized for our commitment to advancing women's representation on the boards of directors of public companies. In addition, our executive team is comprised of 20% female members and is 20% racially diverse. In 2020, as part of our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, over 120 of our leaders around the world completed a six-week diversity, equity and inclusion program hosted by a consulting firm recognized as best-in-class in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion capability building. We plan to expand the diversity, equity and inclusion program to our next level of leaders as well as offer diversity, equity and inclusion training for all employees in 2021. We also proactively provide our hiring managers with diverse candidate slates in our employee recruiting process.
The below demographic ratio graphs capture key data for our Board of Directors:
The below demographic ratio graphs capture key data for our Executive Team:
We are expanding Diversity and Inclusion training for our people managers in 2020 and 2021. We proactively provide managers with diverse candidate slates and we are laying the groundwork to implement affinity groups.