Celebrating Diversity in Leadership – A Panel Discussion

Celebrating Diversity in Leadership – A Panel Discussion

On Thursday, November 17, 2016, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP and Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality Law and Policy with Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance co-hosted, “Celebrating Diversity in Leadership.” This panel discussion featured Mary Beth Hogan, Rutgers Law, ‘90, Co-Chair of Litigation, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Natalie R. Williams, Managing Director and General Counsel for Responsible Banking and Data, JP Morgan Chase & Co; and Jen Wong, Chief Operating Officer, Time Inc., and President, Digital, Time Inc., and was moderated by Suzanne A. Kim, Professor of Law and Judge Denny Chin Scholar, Rutgers Law School and Director, Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy.

Panelists spoke about pipelines and pathways to leadership positions, sharing stories about their career. Discussion also included changes observed in diversity in leadership in various sectors and strategies for career development and accessing leadership opportunities. The conversation addressed the importance of role models and mentorship and how those relationships can benefit the mentor, mentee, and the culture of the workplace.

The event was open to Rutgers Law alumni and students. Alumni who are interested in future collaborations with the Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy should email the Center at cgslp@law.rutgers.edu.

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