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DEH Speakers Series Event ~ Work Mate Marry Love: How Technology is Shaping Our Future in a Covid-Influenced World

June 11, 2020

Co-Host: King & Spalding LLP Register for this event View the invite Distinguished Guest: Debora L. Spar is the MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean of HBS Online.  Her current research focuses on issues of gender and technology, and the interplay between technological change and broader social structures.  Debora tackles some of these issues in her new book, Work Mate Marry Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny.  She served as the President of Barnard College from 2008 to 2017, and as President and CEO of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts from 2017 to 2018.  During Debora’s tenure at Barnard, she led initiatives to highlight women’s leadership and advancement, including the creation of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies and the development of Barnard’s Global Symposium series.  Before joining Barnard, Debora spent 17 years on the HBS faculty.  A prolific writer, Debora has authored many acclaimed books including Wonder Women:  Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection.  She and her husband are the parents of three grown children.

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DEH Speakers Series Event ~ Women Disrupting Legal in Disruptive Times

May 15, 2020

Co-Host: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates Register for this event View the invite Panelists: Elena Donio, Former CEO and Current Board Member, Axiom; Board Member, Twilio LaTanya Langley, VP and General Counsel, Emerging Markets and Global Supply Chain, BIC Allison Schneirov, Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Skadden Women Disrupting Legal in Disruptive Times.  We are indeed in volatile times and these times require powerful, decisive and disruptive leaders.  At this event, a distinguished panel of women leaders will share how they have become influencers in the legal profession.   Whether it’s a CEO of a tech-enabled NewLaw model, a leading M&A/Corporate partner from a cutting-edge large law firm or a GC from a dynamic in-house legal department, these leaders are all change agents in their organizations and beyond.  During this webcast, you will learn what gives these women the confidence and courage to lead big.  With probing questions posed by workplace and women’s expert (and fellow disruptor) Debbie Epstein Henry, we’ll also uncover how these leaders have learned to take smart risks and make an impact in times of uncertainty.  We hope you will join us for this thought provoking, interactive discussion that will explore developing the gravitas and communication skills to be bold and effective leaders in uncharted territory.

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