EP02 Strategies to Create Inclusive and Equitable Cultures within Legal Workplaces (2021CLC)

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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About the Program

This interactive plenary will explore why the right incentives matter when creating sustained change in diversity and inclusion as well as how the "business case" and "right thing to do" are outdated models that measure efforts based on activity, which does not always lead to achieving results. Additionally, this presentation will explore questions that produce innovative solutions, such as How can you articulate and communicate the difference between diversity and inclusion? How can organizations and individuals ensure that they are working on inclusion alongside their diversity efforts because each is ineffectual without the other? Dr. Arin N. Reeves will incorporate how inclusion needs to continue to play a role during these challenging times and incorporate new research that reflects the new realities of the workplace during and post COVID-19. 

Dr. Arin N. Reeves has served as one of the country’s leading advisors to businesses on inclusion and leadership strategies for more than two decades. As the founder and managing director of the research and advisory firm Nextions, she helps businesses create a more diverse and inclusive future using research-backed solutions. Dr. Reeves is the author of The Next IQ, One Size Never Fits All, and Smarter Than A Lie. She practiced law for several years and served as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University where she taught classes on law and society. 

This plenary will not be recorded. 


Arin Reeves Dr. Arin N. Reeves
Nextions LLC, Chicago, IL


Moy Ogilvie Moy N. Ogilvie
McCarter & English LLP, Hartford