UMSI Gender in Information Careers Series

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 5:30pm

Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Theme: Advocacy and Awareness of Sexual Harassment in the Tech Industry

3-Part Series:

Panel Session: Monday, January 29, 2018; 5:30-7:00pm, Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

  • Description:  Industry professionals will be sharing their stories to influence change.  Attend this event to gain knowledge, courage, awareness.  Learn and gain empowerment from others’ stories and knowledge as well as discover tools, resources, and support to advocate and influence change in industry to be more welcoming, safe and inclusive.
  • Sponsored by: UMSI Career Development Office; UMSI Office of Professional & Community Engagement; UMSI Diversity Committee; Ladies That UX, Detroit Chapter

Getting Your Worth - Salary Negotiations Workshop: Wednesday, February 14, 2018; 5:00-6:30 pm, UMSI Engagement Center

  • Description: The gender salary gap is real.  Come to this workshop to develop a strategy and plan to negotiate your worth.  Learn how to draw on your strengths and your worth to ASK FOR IT!
  • Sponsored by: UMSI Career Development Office, UMSI Office of Professional & Community Engagement, UMSI Diversity Committee

Keynote Presentation:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018; 12:00-1:00pm, 2435 North Quad

Speaker: Rochael Adranly, Partner + General Counsel at IDEO 

Rochael Soper Adranly is a Partner and General Counsel at the international design firm IDEO. A JD/LLM graduate of Duke Law School in Durham, North Carolina, Rochael has been representing creative and innovative individuals and organizations as well as pursuing her own creative projects for close to 20 years. She has been a lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, an adjunct professor at UC Hastings College of the Law, and recently taught "Designing Creative Legal Solutions" at Duke Law School's Winter Session.

Rochael has been featured in Modern Counsel magazine for her role as a creative counselor, walking the fine line between the rules based world of law and the non-rules based world of innovation, as well as in GC Magazine as a lawyer who "thinks like a designer." Rochael was chosen by the Financial Times as one of 20 top general counsel worldwide.

In 2015 Rochael worked closely with her IDEO colleagues to create IDEO's Legal Design + Innovation practice. Through LD+I, IDEO is bringing its human-centered design offering to clients in the broader legal industry, building on IDEO’s work in the fields of healthcare, government, professional services and education. Today IDEO is working to solve some of the most pressing challenges of the legal industry.

Sponsored by: UMSI Career Development Office, UMSI Office of Professional & Community Engagement, UMSI Diversity Committee