The Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Barristers Club presents
Exploring Intersectionality in 2021
How DEI policies can recruit, retain, and promote intersectional attorneys
|Tuesday, November 9, 2021
|12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
|1 Hour in Recognition and Elimination of Bias
Intersectionality, a term coined by lawyer and civil rights activist Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, is the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, which create overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage. Join us as panelists discuss the following materials and suggestions for meaningful change.
- What is intersectionality and what are some examples of it?
- How has the legal industry addressed the intersectionality issues in the past and how can we shape the future?
- Why are intersectional individuals in a unique position to raise consciousness surrounding the intersectionality issues in the workplace?
- How can non-intersectional individuals be better allies so as to encourage more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces?
Sydney Allen, Long & Levit & Cristina Piechocki, Littler Mendelson
The Minority Bar Coalition of the San Francisco Bay Area
Santa Clara County Bar Association
Alameda County Bar Association
Event Code: B210207
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