How men can #ChooseToChallenge gender inequity in law

When: March 9 2021

Where: Virtual, United States

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If women need to break the glass ceiling, men need to throw down boulders from above.

Gender equality in the workforce is good for the economy: Companies with greater executive team gender diversity outperform in profitability and value creation, and research suggests that a gender diverse workforce can result in increases in productivity, competitiveness and profitability across economies.

Gender equality in the workforce also benefits men—and without the invested support of men—often the most powerful stakeholders in large corporations and law firms—significant progress towards ending gender disparity in the legal industry and in wider business is unlikely.

This 60-minute moderated discussion brings together an all-star panel of influential business leaders and change-makers to address the role of men in advancing gender equality in the workforce, especially in the business of law.

Speakers include:

Ricardo Anzaldua, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Freddie Mac
Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Hogan Lovells
Daniel Winterfeldt QC (Hon) MBE, Founder and Chair, InterLaw Diversity Forum and Partner at Reed Smith
Aviva Will, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Burford Capital

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