Welcome & Opening Remarks
Theodore Ruger, Dean, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
12:05 PM EDT
A New Era of Equality: Redefining Leadership through a Lens of Allyship
This keynote conversation welcomes prominent voices in legal education to discuss the rise of research around allyship and the role of allies in helping redefine the future of leadership in the legal industry.
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean for International Programs, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law; Director, Center on the Legal Profession, Stanford University
David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Director, Center on the Legal Profession, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession
The Promise of Tomorrow: Revealting Results Around New Attitudes of Allyship
Through a “first of its kind,” groundbreaking research collaboration between Thomson Reuters and University of Pennsylvania’s Carey Law School, members of the research group will present their findings from a study conducted on the perceptions of men from Generation Z around gender equality and allyship. The presenters will also share stories from the portrait narratives being produced on survey respondents. As an added bonus, this session will also feature reactions from distinguished business leaders and offer important insights on the evolution of workplace inclusion and the next generation’s impact on the future of work.
1:25 PM EDT
Natalie Runyon, Director of Enterprise Content, Talent, Inclusion & Culture, Thomson Reuters