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The DEI journey: Managing resistance, finding opportunities

by Kantola Training
Kantola DEI Webinar

This webinar with Sarah Rowell, CEO of Kantola Training Solutions, and Britney Torres, shareholder at Littler, the world’s largest employment law firm, outlines innovative ideas to help you shape the best DEI plan for your organization, no matter your starting point.

Combining insights from Kantola’s leadership primer, “Building and Sustaining a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program,” with real-client experiences from a D&I legal counselor, you’ll get concrete advice on steps to take to launch or improve your DEI program, pitfalls to avoid, barriers to overcome and benefits to discover. 

You’ll gain insights on:

  • Creating or elevating your DEI program—wherever you are on your DEI journey
  • Taking the steps needed to make your DEI plan successful
  • Understanding common barriers to success and how to overcome them
  • Conquering resistance—from front-line workers to top-level managers 
  • Making DEI a positive experience, where everyone is part of the solution

Webinar speakers

sarah_rowellSarah Rowell
CEO,  Kantola Training Solutions

Sarah Rowell is the CEO of Kantola Training Solutions, an innovative e-Learning company focused on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Harassment Prevention training solutions. Prior to leading Kantola, Sarah ran multiple mission-driven businesses in East Africa, spanning solar power generation to rural telecom distribution. She started her career with Boston Consulting Group in both Europe and the U.S., and earned her MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business in 2004.

Brittany TorresBritney Torres
Shareholder, Littler

Britney Torres is an experienced litigator and advisor regarding complex legal issues, including lawfully improving diversity, equity and inclusion. She also customizes and delivers impactful trainings on all topics related to diversity and inclusion in order to improve employee engagement, innovation, and performance. Britney is currently a member of the firm’s Innovation Advisory Council, previously served on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, and continues to be involved in internal diversity and inclusion initiatives 

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