ESG #12: How can law firms, corporations and other employers foster a culture of opportunity that encourages success for everyone? For diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives to succeed, they must be grounded in authenticity, intentionality, respect and trust. In this episode, host Allan Marks speaks with Mikeisha Anderson Jones, Milbank’s global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, about uniting people, passion and purpose to create a cohesive workplace community that appreciates differences, reinforces common goals and values, and promotes professional growth.
About the Speakers:
Mikeisha Anderson Jones is the global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Officer of Milbank LLP. She leads the firm’s global DEI strategy working closely with offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia on the unique challenges and opportunities in each region. She previously served as Vice President of Global Inclusion & Diversity at American Express, and is a frequent speaker on career development and inclusion.
Podcast host Allan Marks is one of the world's leading project finance lawyers. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Mr. Marks also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at the Law School and previously at the Haas School of Business.