What does it mean to belong at work? How do legal leaders empower employees at all levels of an organization to feel comfortable contributing their perspectives?
Pivotal questions like these will be tackled during Modern Counsel’s first-ever Empowered Summit. This exclusive event will spotlight the efforts and achievements of a diverse range of attorneys and touch on a host of critical topics. The development of inclusive work environments, the ability to overcome impostor syndrome, and the running of effective recruiting, outreach, and mentoring programs are among the subjects to be discussed. It’s sure to be an event that leaves attendees feeling energized and . . . empowered.
Thursday, May 6
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. ET
VP and Deputy General Counsel
Senior Assistant General Counsel and Managing Director
Altria Client Services
Founder and CEO
VP and Deputy General Counsel for Global Employment & Labor Relations
VP & Deputy General Counsel – Contracts, Products & IP
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary
Meta Financial Group
Understanding Intersectionality as a Leader
4:05 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern TimePanelists will discuss what it means to belong at work and how legal leaders can empower employees at all levels of an organization to feel comfortable with contributing their perspectives.
Walking the Walk on DEI
4:30 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Eastern Time
This fireside chat will focus on how organizations can put their diversity, equity, and inclusion ideas into action.
Paying it Forward: Going Beyond Mentorship to Sponsorship
4:55 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. Eastern Time
This lightning talk will focus on the importance of sponsoring, and not just mentoring, up-and-coming leaders.
5:20 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time
After the program, we’ll turn to breakout groups for intimate networking and conversations.