Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer — Providence Health
I, Anna Newsom, personally commit to the following:
- I will ensure diverse representation among my senior leadership team;
- I will meet with my organization’s Fellows, Pathfinders, and Alumni to discuss their experiences within the organization with a view towards incorporating their ideas for improving diversity team-wide;
- I will meet with our outside counsel with whom we engage with most frequently to synergize my organization’s and the law firms’ commitment to increasing and improving diverse legal representation.
- I will enforce our commitment to diversity in our outside counsel billing guidelines;
- I will incorporate measurable efforts to improve diversity efforts into our annual business plan;
- I will require diverse slates for all hiring/promotions within the law department. I will ensure that the hiring manager and interviewers have a lens for understanding the business need for diverse talent/representation.