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Driving Diversity in Law & Leadership Summit - DC

June 12, 2024 at 10:30am (EDT)Next Month

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW,
Washington, DC, 20036-4301

Jennifer Jones will participate in the panel, Shattering Glass Ceilings: The Unwritten Playbook for Career Success Beyond Hard Work, during the Driving Diversity in Law & Leadership Summit - DC. 

For many diverse professionals, trusting that good work, dedication, and responsiveness will propel their careers has created a glass ceiling and disillusionment. It’s time to break the rules and propel your career to the next level. Unlock the secrets to career advancement by cultivating a clear vision, fostering self-belief, and proactively advocating for your accomplishments. Discover actionable steps to showcase your achievements, express your goals, strike the right balance between networking, soft skills, technical knowledge, and more. Are you ready to overcome obstacles and take control of your career trajectory?

This panel will explore:

  • Steps to showcasing the quality of your work
  • Elevating your professional visibility by expressing what you want and your goals
  • Developing sponsors, advocates, and allies
  • Utilizing feedback as a catalyst for professional development

Event highlights:

  • Network with 200+ in-house counsel for a day of benchmarking your corporate DEI strategies, discussing how to shape DEI initiatives in the wake of shifting legislation, advancing your career and the careers of other underrepresented leaders, and preparing to face 2024 in the current landscape
  • Learn from high-profile in-house and firm patent thought leaders from companies including IBM, JP Morgan, Amtrak, Meta, DELL, Verizon, Bank of America and more.

Gain Insights on topics including:

  • The Diversity Dividend: Strategies for Making a Stronger Case for the ROI of Diversity
  • Breaking the Mold: Empowering Legal Talents Across Socioeconomic Lines
  • Shattering Glass Ceilings: The Unwritten Playbook for Career Success Beyond Hard Work
  • From Fitting In to Standing Out: Transforming Code-Switching and Imposter Syndrome into Strengths
  • De-Risking and Future-Proofing Workplace Diversity Initiatives in a Changing Legal Landscape
  • Redefining Success: From Burnout to Balance in a Multigenerational Workforce
  • From Vision to Reality: Making ERGs a Driving Force in Your DEI Initiatives