Driving Toward More Diverse Selection of Neutrals
This event is free. Registration is required.
Howard University School of Law2900 Van Ness Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
An Event for Appointers and Appointees
On May 16, 2023, Howard University School of Law will host an event to discuss overcoming obstacles to the selection of more diverse neutrals in ADR. Among other things, experts in ADR will discuss the RCI’s 30% metric to achieve diversity in the selection of ADR neutrals.
Following the formal program, there will be a reception at the Law School, during which neutrals and appointers will have an opportunity to meet and get to know one another.
6:00 - 6:15 pm Welcome
6:15 - 6:45 pm Panel Discussion
6:45 - 9:00 pm Networking
Many thanks to our partners in this event:
-The Ray Corollary Initiative
-ABA Dispute Resolution Section's Women In Dispute Resolution committee
-The Minority Corporate Counsel Association
-Howard University School of Law
The Ray Corollary Initiative (“RCI”), named after Charlotte Ray, the first woman to graduate from Howard Law School in 1872 and the first Black woman to be admitted to a bar in the United States, is a ground-breaking plan of action to increase diversity in the selection of ADR neutrals.