Growing AILA, Creating Belonging

Growing AILA, Creating Belonging

Release Date: 05/08/2024
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

AILA has taken important steps to ensure that all of its members feel welcome, have equal opportunity for success and leadership, and experience a true sense of belonging in the organization. This presentation will highlight the process over the past year to assess our strengths, identify areas for improvement, and take concrete action to advance our commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the association. Members will leave the presentation with an understanding of our association-wide commitments over the next few years to remain a place where all are welcome and all can thrive.

AILA Video Roundtables are free interactive learning opportunities hosted by faculty selected for their expertise, with an emphasis on discussion and Q&A. This roundtable is available only to AILA members and is not CLE eligible. The free recording will be available 7-10 business days following the live event.


Allen Orr, AILA Past President/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair, Washington, DC

Yasmin Blackburn, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Vice Chair, Trumbull, CT  

Jennifer Drake, Owner and Consultant, Drake Strategies Partners

Special Guests:

Farshad Owji, AILA President, San Fransico, CA

Kelli Jo Stump, AILA President Elect, Oklahoma City, OK 

Grace Woods, AILA Chief Operating Officer, Washington, DC

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