Diversity and Inclusion Summit

March 10, 2020

The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Diversity and Inclusion Summit consist of morning panel discussions featuring companies and individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace and business leadership. Executives will explain the importance of leading and developing a diverse workforce and how they achieve company goals.



8:00am – 9:00am
Plated Breakfast & Panel Discussions:
9:00am – 11:30am


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Keynote Speaker

Sahar Andrade
MB.BCh Diversity, Inclusion & Leadership Consultant
Sahar Consulting, LLC


Building a Diverse Team Panel

Catherine Crow
Chief People Officer
Easterseals Disability Services


Janice Dollar
SVP/Regional Services Senior Manager
Wells Fargo Bank


Mira Hashmall
Miller Barondess, LLP


Dr. Lois M. Shelton
Ph.D, Prof. of Management
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)



Innovative Mentoring Panel

Gail Farber, PE
Orange County Office Leader and Vice President
HNTB Corporation


Borja Leon, PE
Managing Director
D’Leon Consulting Engineers


Amber Meshack
Dir. of Business, Jobs, & Social Responsibility
L.A World Airports


Phillip A. Washington
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)


Stephanie Wiggins



CEO & Leadership Panel

Lizette Espinosa-Veneziano
President & Co-Founder


Michael Ormonde
Region Bank President, Los Angeles
Wells Fargo Bank


Akash Sehgal
Partner, Tax Practice Leader on the collateral
Green Hasson Janks


Mercy Steenwyk
President and CEO









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