Panel Discussion: Equality at Work for Women of Color

Date & Time

145 days ago


Theater District


EQUALITY AT WORK FOR WOMEN OF COLOR Thomson Reuters is pleased to host Equality at Work for Women of Color, an event showcasing the stories of successful women from different backgrounds. Our panelists will explore the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and what global organizations can do to promote mobility and equality for women of color.  Please join us for an evening of insightful discussions, networking opportunities, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. PANELISTS: Karen Gray, Executive Vice President, Human Resources at A+E Networks Karen Gray is Executive Vice President, Human Resources for A+E Networks® Group, which encompasses A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, Lifetime® Movies, FYI,™ and VICELANDSM. Karen has oversight of the company’s human resource functions globally, including culture, diversity, inclusion, and all people-focused initiatives. Betty Ng, Founder and CEO of Inspiring Diversity, LLC Betty Ng is a best-selling author and the founder and CEO of Inspiring Diversity, LLC (“iD”), which provides practical solutions for building inclusive, collaborative, and high-performing culture at organizations and schools. Prior to founding iD in 2016, Betty was a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development with twenty years of corporate and financial services experience at organizations including Moody’s, Citigroup, American Express, and Arthur Andersen. Mirna Santiago, President and CEO, Girls Rule the Law, Inc. Mirna Martinez Santiago is the founder and Executive Director of Girls Rule the Law!, a program that introduces underrepresented middle and high school girls to the law and provides them the opportunity to interact with mentors in the legal, judiciary, and legislative fields. Prior to founding Girls Rule the Law! in 2018, Mirna handled a range of legal matters including torts, professional liability, insurance coverage, and regulatory affairs. Mirna is also the Chair of the Diversity Committee for the New York State Bar Association.  OPENING REMARKS: Rawia Ashraf, Product Lead, Legal Technology Innovation, Thomson Reuters Rawia Ashraf currently serves as the Product Lead for Legal Technology Innovation at Thomson Reuters, and is a member of the Senior Advisory Council of the Women at Thomson Reuters Business Resource Group. Rawia previously served as the Director of Product Management and Director of Antitrust for Thomson Reuters Practical Law. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Rawia was a Senior Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.   MODERATOR: Yahaira Jacquez, Reuters Reporter and Producer Yahaira Jacquez is an award-winning bilingual journalist for Reuters based in New York City. She produces videos on the most important news of the day and reports on everything from politics to business. She has won awards from the Newswomen's Club of New York as part of a team at Reuters and in 2017, her team also won the Reuters Journalist of the Year Award for Innovative Storytelling. Yahaira is a member of the Thomson Reuters Latino Employee Network Business Resource Group. PROGRAM AGENDA: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Registration & Welcome Reception 6:00 - 6:10 p.m. - Opening Remarks 6:10 - 7:10 p.m. - Panel Discussion  7:10 - 8:00 p.m. - Networking Reception Please register as attendance for this event is limited. Attendees must be 21 years or older.

tags: women, activism, free, woc