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Raymond Williams, National Diversity & Inclusion Partner with DLA Piper, to Speak at TKG’s Understanding and Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Webcast


New York, NY, May 01, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Raymond Williams, National Diversity & Inclusion Partner with DLA Piper, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Understanding and Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Eastern Time.

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/managing-diversity-and-inclusion-in-the-workplace/

About Raymond Williams

Raymond Williams focuses his practice on complex litigation and is a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Williams is the firm’s national Diversity and Inclusion Partner. In 2006, Mr. Williams was selected as the first-chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Mr. Williams is the immediate past president of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group.

Mr. Williams has first-chair jury trial experience, as well as extensive pre-trial litigation experience. He has used these skills to work on pro bono matters supported by his firm. Currently, Mr. Williams is engaged in a matter questioning the documentation requirements needed by legal permanent residents to vote in local elections. Most recently he successfully represented the Navajo Human Rights Commission and other Navajo plaintiffs regarding their unequal access to voting polls in San Juan, Utah.

Mr. Williams is a frequent speaker and contributor to litigation journals and industry publications regarding both diversity issues and his substantive practice area. On numerous occasions Mr. Williams has appeared as a panelist on the Law Journal TV program and the American Law Journal TV program.

Abstract

In today’s business landscape, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) play a significant role in improving innovation and bottom line. Business leaders recognize that diverse and inclusive workplaces are more than just “nice-to-haves.” Diverse teams are a significant business advantage because they are found to be higher performing and more creative.

An in-depth understanding of effective D&I management is imperative in building a positive change in the workplace.

Organizations should ensure that their D&I strategy is aligned with their business objectives.

This course offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices with respect to managing workplace D&I. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will help firms better understand how to apply this business trend to their company and/or clients.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

• Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) – Overview and Statistics
• Emerging Trends and Developments
• Workplace Diversity and Inclusivity Issues
• Best Practices and Effective Strategies
• An Outlook

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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