Taylor Root – Diversity & Inclusion Series

Author Sarah Ingwersen
September 12, 2020

The lack of diversity within corporate and in-house legal teams is becoming increasing prevalent, highlighted by a groundswell of support to have all minority groups fairly represented. The legal profession has been slow to redress this imbalance and we wish to explore ways that we can support companies achieve more diverse in-house legal teams.

Taylor Root recently hosted a webinar on Diversity & inclusion: How can in-house legal teams redress the imbalance?. We assembled the following panel to discuss their exposure to diversity and inclusion and initiatives they have implemented within their respective organisations to bring about change;

Over the next few weeks we will hear from each panellist on a range of questions we posed to them including;

To effect meaningful and sustainable improvements, all of us must work together across the legal industry. We can all impact this change by focusing on diversity within our own teams and companies, creating inclusive work cultures and examining our own bias, unconscious or otherwise.

Video 1 – Simon White, General Counsel – Cognizant Technology Serviceshttps://www.youtube.com/embed/8mEFrn5ybHY?enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.taylorroot.com

Video 2 – Clarissa Coleman, Partner at K&L Gates LLPhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/ltsoNQ8Dvvc?enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.taylorroot.com

Video 3 – Funmi Adegoke, Group General Counsel at Halma PLChttps://www.youtube.com/embed/GTB3wrlK_Ro?enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.taylorroot.com

Video 4 – Roianne Nedd, Global Inclusion and Diversity Lead at Oliver Wymanhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/RyQeDZUoXsM?enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.taylorroot.com

Full Webinar Videohttps://www.youtube.com/embed/M7aUncftWNs?enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.taylorroot.com