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Advancing DEI and Social Justice Through Corporate Partnerships with Northwestern

Explore ways companies can engage with faculty to make an impact at the University and in communities across the country.

Recorded on Thursday, June 10th 1-2  pm CDT

Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A with Northwestern University professors who have successfully launched programs to advance social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives with the support of corporate partners. Participation in the Q&A is encouraged, you may submit questions in advance when you register or throughout the session.




 Jim Bray headshot

Jim Bray:  Moderator
Director, Corporate Engagement


Bernie Banks
Associate Dean for Leadership Development and Inclusion
Kellogg School of Management


Laura Nirider
Co-Director, Center on Wrongful Convictions
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law 


Nichole Pinkard
Associate Professor, Office of Community Education Partnerships
School of Education and Social Policy



Al Tillery
Director,  Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences


Panel discussion with an opportunity for engaged Q&A with the speakers—participation is encouraged.

Northwestern strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including those with disabilities, to engage fully. Please email to request a disability accommodation. Live captioning will be available during this event.