Natalie Kernisant, Director of D+I, speaks with MoFo litigation associate and former SEO summer Camila Tapernoux and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Director Van Ann Bui about their own unique career paths and why it is critically important for organizations to reimage their talent acquisition practices, with an eye toward removing any unnecessary barriers to inclusive recruiting.
In this episode of Diversity in Practice, Natalie Kernisant, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, sits down with MoFo partner and Women’s Strategy Committee co-chair, Stacey Sprenkel and the founder of Krishtel Coaching, Rudhir Krishtel to discuss mental health and the importance of self-care and well-being in the legal profession.
In part one of this special Wetmore Fellow subseries, Fellow Adam Smith hosts a discussion with MoFo Partner David Newman and Attorney Recruiting Director Nicole Wanzer about how the firm navigated a virtual work environment while continuing to serve and support our clients and summers. Fellows Kacyn Fujii, Erica Pena, and SEO Fellow, Oliver Green, later join the conversation to discuss their experience as summer associates.
In part two of this Diversity in Practice podcast series on speaking to kids about race, we continue our conversation with the founders of Raising Compassionate Leaders, Denica Gordon-Mandel and Christina Johnson. In this session, the speakers discuss the unnerving situation of having to have “The Talk” with young children of color about the possibility of being singled out, simply because of the color of their skin.
In part one of this Diversity in Practice podcast discussion on speaking to your kids about race, MoFo’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Natalie Kernisant and Director of Attorney Development and Women’s Initiatives Janet Stone Herman are joined by the founders of Raising Compassionate Leaders, Denica Gordon-Mandel and Christina Johnson.
In part two of our Diverse in Practice podcast discussion on allyship, MoFo’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Natalie Kernisant sits down with partner and ally Dario de Martino to discuss how his cultural identity and background have contributed to his practice, and why he feels that it is more important than ever to become an active participant in advocating for marginalized groups.
In the first episode of our new Diversity in Practice podcast series, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Natalie Kernisant sits down with Terra Winston of Next Step Partners to discuss what steps we can take toward being an effective ally and how allyship differs from mentorship and other forms of advocacy.