Numerous studies have shown that diversity in the workplace leads to greater innovation, faster problem-solving, better decision-making and higher profits. As a result, more and more organizations are seeing the value in diverse teams, and requiring that the firms they do business with demonstrate diversity and inclusion not only on their project teams, but as an integral part of their culture.

Speakers: Heather A. Ritch Rocks

Event Type: CLE / CPD, Seminar

Location Name:
Reed Smith's Philadelphia Office, Three Logan Square 1717 Arch Street, Suite 3100, Philadelphia PA 19103
Start Date/Time:
5 December 2019, 4:30 PM ET
End Date/Time:
5 December 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Join us for a lively discussion featuring Reed Smith’s Global Gender Equity Advisor, Women’s Initiative Network of Reed Smith (WINRS) local co-chairs, and a panel of esteemed professionals from Comcast, DLL and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations Commission on how building diversity, inclusion and gender parity into a company’s culture fuels innovation and drives success.


Dana Alvare

Global Gender Equity Advisor, Reed Smith


Mary Dickerson

CHRO Human Resources, DLL (De Lage Landen)

Lauren Brown

Assistant General Counsel, Comcast

Sally Baraka

inRiver External Counsel, Baraka Law Group; Commissioner, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations

Local WINRS Co-Chairs:

Heather Ritch Rocks

Partner, Reed Smith

Shruti Engstrom

 Partner, Reed Smith

This course is presumptively approved for 1.5 ethics CLE credits in NJ and PA.