How Effective Boards Balance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Belonging with Fiduciary Duties of Care – June 2024

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Belonging Acceptance (DEIAB) are words we all hear bantered about.  But are you curious about the interplay of DEIAB and your fiduciary/legal duties as a member of a Board of Directors?  Do you want to better understand the financial case for DEIAB?  Maybe you want to know why board composition matters? Are you looking to gain practical insight into the difference between equity and equality? And steps to take to implement your DEIAB goals? Join the Pro Bono Partnership and acclaimed DEIAB expert Freddimir Garcia, as we host a workshop exploring the governance implications of DEIAB and the practical implications they have on Board of Director composition.

Topics Include

  • Fiduciary Duty of Care
  • How DEIAB overlaps with Duty of Care
  • Why board composition matters
  • Financial implications of DEIAB
  • Practical considerations in building a board
  • Using DEIAB as a lens for decision-making


Judy Siegel, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Partnership

Freddimir Garcia, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS, Inc.

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