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Breakfast for Champions: How to Be an Ally in 2017

Partners in Diversity

On January 26th, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt hosted Breakfast for Champions at its office in downtown Portland. David Bartz, President & Shareholder at Schwabe, highlighted the organization's new approach to finding culturally responsive solutions to everyday challenges in the workplace. Panelists shared insights on how to operationalize an organization’s values - specifically, the value of diversity. They also discussed how employers can be more effective allies.

The discussion was moderated by Schwabe's Chief Talent Officer, Katje Chiller. Panelists included Rosalie Lee from Oregon Health & Science University, Se-ah-dom Edmo from Western States Center, and Dr. Larry Martinez from Portland State University.