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LMU’s DEI Consortium: Capturing the Shift

April 19, 2023  |  4 – 6:30 p.m.  |  LMU Playa Vista Campus

Loyola Marymount University invites DEI leaders and practitioners to LMU’s DEI Consortium: Capturing the Shift to explore the ways we interpret, implement, and ignite DEI initiatives. Through a panel discussion with DEI leaders from multiple industries, we will examine generational, historical, professional, and personal aspects of how this shift fosters intentional organizational change. Join us for this important discussion about how we create the world we want to live in.
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About the Speakers

Panel Moderator: Anita Battle ’82 Global Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging - Senior Manager of Equity, Equinix

Emelyn dela Peña, Ed.D. - Vice President for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, LMU 

Dianne Hackett, Ed.D. ’13, M.A. ’10 - SHRM-SCP, Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Tech Portfolio, Google

Rob Klausner ’93, Chief Operating Officer, Capital Group

Nicole Rodriguez ’03, M.A. ’08, Ed.D. - Organizational Development Manager, SoCalGas


About the Hosts

LMU’s External Relations is partnering with Silicon Beach and Los Angeles area companies to create the world we want to live in.  At LMU, we educate, create, and empower in Los Angeles, the global epicenter of innovation. We are a top-ranked national university where students excel, scholars thrive, and world-changing ideas ignite. We harness our curiosity and creativity to understand our world, pursue knowledge, and lead for the common good with partners like you.  

LMU’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion actively cultivates an anti-racist institutional climate that supports inclusive excellence and fights systemic oppression. We lead and support LMU in the promotion of these values as intrinsic to our university mission: the encouragement of learning; the education of the whole person; and the service of faith and promotion of justice. We look forward to collaborating with Los Angeles area companies and organizations in advancing this work.

Getting Here

LMU Playa Vista Campus map

The LMU Playa Vista Campus is located at The Brickyard complex in the Playa Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles. The campus is located on the second floor, and is accessible via Elevator Lobby 1 on the east side of the building, opposite Playa Vista Central Park and next to Sweat Yoga.  The pedestrian entrance is just west of the corner of S. Lake Center Drive and W. Waterfront Drive.

Free parking will be available at the venue for consortium attendees. Please keep your ticket and bring it with you to the registration table for validation. Public entrances to the parking structure are located on W. Waterfront Drive and S. Lake Center Drive.

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