Carew Joins Panel at Legal Diversity Symposium

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Director of Strategic Diversity Initiatives Kori Carew participates in a panel discussion on diversity practices in law firms and large corporations titled, “How to Advance Diversity in Your Workplace” at Corporate and Law Firm Diversity Symposium on March 9, 2016, at Washburn University School of Law.

The symposium highlights the lack of diversity in corporations and law firms, presents strategies for increasing hiring and promotion of people from diverse backgrounds, and provides support for law students and new attorneys from diverse backgrounds. 

Carew is joined on the panel by Cristi Allen, director of corporate communication and community investment at Payless ShoeSource; Susan Hamilton, retired chief diversity officer at CSX and legal counsel at Springboard Consulting; and Patrick Woods, director of talent management and diversity for Westar Energy.

Glenda Washington, vice president of entrepreneurial and minority business development for GO Topeka Economic Partnership, moderates the panel.