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Well-Being, Inclusion, and Belonging: Breaking Down Silos and Integrating DEI and Well-Being Initiatives (Free Event from IWIL)


May 17, 2021 1:30 pm

Hosted by the Institute for Well-Being in Law


The legal profession has placed a high priority on both DEI and workplace well-being–which are highly-interrelated. Whether work cultures support diverse legal professionals’ well-being and ability to be their best will significantly influence whether they stay, advance, and achieve their potential. But too often DEI and well-being efforts are siloed. This panel will provide new ideas for bridging the gap between well-being and DEI programs to increase effectiveness of this important work.

Moderator: This panel will be moderated by Denise Robinson, a former practicing lawyer and founder of a diversity consulting firm called The Still Center.

Laurie Cappello, Director of Well-Being at Mintz
Narges Kakalia, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Mintz
Yusuf Z. Zakir, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Katherine Adamenko, Manager of Well-Being, Ropes & Gray
Kia Scipio, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Ropes & Gray

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