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Recorded 07/21/2020
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We are continuing our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with three sessions with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC (ISS). Join experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq.

The first session will provide a foundational baseline of diversity, equity and inclusion vocabulary and concepts, illustrate the importance of empathy and provide tools and resources to facilitate the navigation of DEI issues.

Check out more of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources at phisigmapi.org/threestars

Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC is an MWBE certified consulting firm that helps leaders at corporations, academic institutions, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S and internationally to advance their organization’s missions through a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Wendy Amengual Wark (Moderator)

Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

Wendy Amengual Wark, a Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC has worked in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 20 years. Wendy is in demand as a speaker and presenter and is the author of the blog “All Things Inclusion” and the upcoming book, “Let’s Not Be Polite: Overcoming Barriers to Inclusion.” Wendy has been a diversity thought leader in the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors throughout “The Evolution of Inclusion.”

Key Accomplishments:
Technical Advisor to the U.S. EEOC: Sexual Harassment Prevention, the ADA
Executive Director at the New York City Commission on the Status of Women
Lecturer at Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University: Sexual Harassment Prevention, EEO, ADA, HR
EEO Officer at the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA Metro-North Railroad
Diversity Manager at FedEx Freight
New York City’s Liaison to the United Nation’s Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
Friends of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, Co-President

Wendy has studied at Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; the City College of New York, City University of New York; and the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England and achieved several high academic honors, including Phi Beta Kappa and a Ford Foundation Fellowship.

Paula T. Edgar, Esq. (Moderator)

Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

Paula T. Edgar, Esq., an attorney and Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC, has worked and consulted in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 10 years. Paula speaks and consults on these topics by advising, facilitating workshops, professional development training, and providing keynote speeches. Paula has worked extensively with clients to develop and advance DEI initiatives across sectors. Paula is also an expert in inclusive executive/leadership development, professional branding, networking, social media, and career strategies. Paula has demonstrated leadership in numerous civic organizations and she is the immediate past President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), New York State’s largest black bar association.

Paula’s professional experiences include serving as the founder and CEO of PGE LLC (a speaking, consulting and executive coaching firm), the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at New York Law School and as an attorney in the Law Enforcement Division of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from the California State University (Fullerton) and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law. She was recognized by The Network Journal Magazine as a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awardee, a Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration” and a “Rising Star” by A Better Chance.