Reed Smith will kick off Global Diversity Awareness month in October with our annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit. This year’s virtual event will focus on racial justice and intersectionality.

Featuring Feminista Jones, Intersectionality Expert, Author & Award-Winning Blogger, as our keynote presenter.

Intervenants: John Iino Alexander Y. Thomas M. Tamara Box Peter M. Ellis

Type d’évènement: Webinar, Diversité & Inclusion, Woman's Initiative Network of Reed Smith (WINRS)

Date/heure de début
1 October 2020, 11:00 AM EDT
Date/heure de fin
1 October 2020, 3:30 PM EDT

Our opening panel, "How Major Organizations are Leading Change in Racial Equity," features special guest speakers:

  • Sophie Chandauka, Global COO Shared Services and Banking Operations at Morgan Stanley
  • Kamau Coar, General Counsel at Heidrick & Struggles
  • Peter Ellis, Reed Smith Senior Management Team - Chair of Litigation
  • Lauren Leahy, Chief Legal Officer at Pizza Hut
  • Cathy Tang, Chief Legal Officer at Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

We'll also delve into some of the difficult topics faced by individuals and businesses alike in our breakout sessions, covering issues such as:

  • Disrupting racism: From performative allyship to anti-racism
  • Creating a culture inclusive of mixed-visible and non-visible diversity
  • Leveraging employee resource groups to build power through collaboration
  • Strategies for overcoming impostor syndrome
  • Lasting impacts of the pandemic on persons with disabilities
  • Understanding the intersection of race and class