Cultural Competency for Corporate Counsel

  Sept. 9, 2016   |  
Oct. 6, 2016
2:00 PM - 5:15 PM

World Trade Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121

The Washington Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and its Labor & Employment Platinum Sponsor, Fisher Phillips, are proud to bring you a quarterly roundtable/workshop series.

Cultural Competency for Corporate Counsel
Creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and successful workplace requires strategy, work, and actions beyond basic diversity and inclusion awareness. Attendees will hear from cultural competency experts to explore these issues, develop action items, and learn new tools in the areas of transgender, disability, and ethnic and racial equity through a keynote presentation and interactive panel moderated by our hosts, Fisher Phillips.

Keynote: Dr. Caprice Hollins

Dr. Caprice Hollins, Co-Founder, Cultures Connecting
Caprice D. Hollins, Psy.D. was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She received a B.A. in psychology from Seattle University and M.A. and Psy.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Multicultural and Community Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, LA. She has been licensed in Washington State since 2000 and has over 20 years of experience researching, studying, and working with ethnically diverse populations. Her experience includes opening and directing the Department of Equity & Race Relations for Seattle Public Schools. Dr. Hollins currently works part time as an Assistant Professor of Counseling at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. She works hard to balance her passion and commitment to equity and social justice while at the same time raising a family with her husband, Gary Hollins. Together they have two children, and she has three adult stepchildren and two grandchildren.

Danielle Askini, Executive Director, Gender Justice League
Danni Askini is a social worker, writer, and activist based in Seattle and Stockholm. She is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Gender Justice League and a long time Trans Activist. She has served as a Program Advocate at the northwest network for BTLG survivors of abuse, national program director at GSA Network, and Transgender Health Director at Verbena Health. She holds a master's in Social Work and Non-Profit Management.

Roleta Batiste, Diversity and Inclusion Director, Washington State Human Resources Council
Roleta Batiste is the Diversity and Inclusion Director and Board Member of the Washington State Human Resources Council an affiliate of SHRM (WSHRC). She has served on Washington local chapter boards and committees and has over 20 years of Human Resources experience across multiple industries. Recently she served as a committee mem­ber for the 2016 Washington State Employment Law & Human Resources Conference and partners with various organizations in supporting Diversity and Inclusion and Workforce Develop projects. She is a graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Global Studies. Roleta has earned designations as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Certified Professional by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP).

Clarence Belnavis, Partner, Fisher Phillips
Catharine Morisset, Partner, Fisher Phillips


Event Time Registration
2:00 pm

Event Time Presentation
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Keynote
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Panel

Group Discussion/Reception & Networking
5:15 pm – end

**CLE Accreditation Pending