LEADING WITH EQUITY DURING UNCERTAIN TIME
On June 30, Mindy Gulati will lead an important and timely conversation on how to lead and lean in during these uncertain and tumultuous times. Mindy is an attorney and Equity and Inclusion Business Consultant who helps her client navigate tough issues like understanding implicit bias, strategic planning for Diversity and Inclusion efforts and executive coaching around these issues. In her time with us, she will share insights on why understanding implicit and explicit bias in more important than ever, how leading with equity and inclusion in mind is a must for business and your employees, and how current events shape our business and should shape our decisions. She will address how the pandemic and racism is playing out in the workplace.
About the Speaker:
Mindy Gulati is founder and CEO of Fundamental Advisory, a consulting firm focused on advising businesses, nonprofits, and law firms on issues related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Using her expertise and personal approach, she designs strategic plans, drafts policies and procedures, and creates custom content and workshops for a wide range of organizations around the country. Her focus is on issues related to implicit bias awareness, creating inclusive and innovative cultures, educating on the ethical implications of bias, as well as guiding organizations on legal issues such as sexual harassment and discrimination. Her approach provides the foundational basis for cultural change through awareness, storytelling and understanding. She regularly tackles complex issues such as implicit and explicit bias in decision making, creating culturally competent workplaces, compensation equity, and ethical leadership and management. Her legal background gives her a key advantage in understanding these issues with an eye towards risk mitigation and by crafting specific policies and procedures to guard against the harms that workplace inequities create. As a former criminal defense attorney and subject matter expert on implicit bias, she is passionate about fostering equity and inclusion through her work. She is intentional in the projects she takes and leaves a lasting impact on the organizations she works with. She has invested tremendous energy throughout her career sparking lasting movements for change through relationship-building and hard work; though her most profound joy comes from opening minds and opening doors. She prides herself on being a builder for others and recognizes that incremental improvement is only part of the path to success, not the finish line.
Credentials: Licensed Attorney in California & Texas Board President, Institute for Diversity and Civic Life Diversity Chair, American Constitution Society, Austin Lawyers Chapter Board Member, Surive2Thrive Foundation Advisory Board Member, City of Austin’s Task Force on Institutional Racism & Systemic InequitiesServices:
Virtual Diversity Officer Implicit Bias Awareness Trainings and Workshops Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Trainings and Workshops Strategic Planning around Equity and Inclusion Executive Coaching and Executive Leadership Conversations Advisor on Risk Mitigation and Compliance Sexual Harassment Workshops & Compliance Keynote Speaker