Inclusion & Diversity Panel
Please join us for a panel conversation addressing inclusion and diversity with Harvard‘s first Diversity and Inclusion officer, Sherri Charleston, and Judith Williams, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at SAP.
Sherri Ann Charleston serves as the first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) at Harvard University. She is one of the nation’s leading experts in diversity and higher education, and assumed her role in August 2020. Dr. Charleston is a historian trained in U.S. history with a focus on race, women, gender, citizenship, and the law, and an attorney with a specialization in constitutional and employment law. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Chief Affirmative Action Officer at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison. She was responsible for evaluating progress toward the goals of a campus-wide strategic diversity plan. During her leadership, she also oversaw the Office of Employee Disability Resources and undergraduate scholarship programs focused on recruiting and retaining students from historically underrepresented communities.
Judith Michelle Williams (AB '91) is the Global Head of People Sustainability & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at software company SAP, which was recently named by Forbes as the best employer for diversity in 2020. Judith has been at the forefront of the culture change movement in technology and entertainment – with a deep focus on analytics and strategies to identify and disrupt bias in social systems and corporate culture. Judith has also been instrumental in the development of the ReFrame Project, a partnership between the Sundance Institute and Women and Film. The project addresses systemic barriers in the Hollywood ecosystem, and encourages gender parity at every level in film, TV and media.
Gail Chavis - Moderator
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm - Eastern time
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Event Organizer: Harvard Club of Philadelphia
7:30PM - 8:30PM Tue 12 Jan 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )
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Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Project Managemant Institute
Richards, Layton & Finger
American Red Cross
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania