DEI Deconstructed: How We Recruit, Resource, and Retain Top Talent with Lily Zheng

Oct 19, 2023

12-1 p.m.


While diversity, equity, and inclusion are high commitments for many in our legal community, turning our intentions into successful progress can be challenging. Join us for a fireside chat with DEI Strategist Lily Zheng, author of DEI Deconstructed, for a high-energy hour where they will share the best practices and insightful advice that have helped many organizations make the next step in their journeys toward more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces. Lily will share foundational knowledge about DEI work, insights tailored to leaders and change-makers, and guidance on how we can all make changes that stick in our own organizations. The session will also include an opportunity to ask Lily your own questions during an open Q&A.

LILY ZHENG (they/them) is a no-nonsense Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion speaker, strategist, and consultant who helps organizations and leaders achieve the DEI outcomes they aspire to. A dedicated practitioner and advocate named a Forbes D&I Trailblazer, 2021 DEI Influencer, and LinkedIn Top Voice on Racial Equity, Lily’s work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and NPR. Their book, DEI Deconstructed, outlines how leaders can achieve DEI outcomes through cutting-edge, accountable, and effective practices. Their most recent book, Reconstructing DEI: A Practitioner’s Workbook, will be released in the fall of 2023.


Some great articles from Lily to check out:
Commit to the LGBTQ+ Community When Hate is on the Rise
Why You Must Commit to Grounding Every DEI-Related Effort with Data
How to Effectively — and Legally — Use Racial Data for DEI
To Make Lasting Progress on DEI, Measure Outcomes