We recently returned from the Winning is Everything conference in Las Vegas. In its 20th year, WiE has been a consistent opportunity for firm leadership to network, learn, grow and inspire one another. Over the years, some of our subject matter has evolved and advanced, and some topics remain and continue to perplex.
Take diversity and inclusion. When WiE began, it was dominated by an older white-male contingency. Today, the conference is more diverse, with women and people of color at every age and level both participating and presenting. Yet the strides we profess to have made are not at the pace a progressive industry like ours should be boasting about.
Closing the gap
Over the years, firms have gotten better at developing professional paths