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LDF Welcomes Angela Vallot and Kim Koopersmith as Historic New Co-Chairs of Board of Directors

August 4th, 2021

The Board of Directors of the  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) today announced that Angela Vallot, Co-Founder and Partner at VallotKarp Consulting, and Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson of the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, will become the new co-chairs of LDF’s Board of Directors. This marks the first time that women will lead the LDF Board.

 
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The Push for Diversity and Inclusion with Angela Vallot

May 21st, 2021

“This is not the time to be shy. This is the time to step up, use your voice, and get involved.” ––Angela Vallot

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Angela Vallot, Small Town Girl, Big Time Change Agent

March 8th, 2021

The ABA Forum on Construction Law hosted the Inaugural Diversity + Inclusion Brunch webinar, featuring guest panelist Angela Vallot.

 
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The Architecture of Inclusion: Keys to Designing, Building a Diverse Equitable Inclusive Workplace

February 18th, 2021

Kelly Bundy and Angela Vallot, an attorney and a nationally recognized DEI consultant with VallotKarp, discuss best practices for law firms seeking to create more diverse, equitable and inclusive environments that will affect lasting, cultural change.


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Suited Launches A.I. Powered Recruiting Platform for Legal Industry to Support Diversity in Hiring

Dec 16th, 2020

“Law firms may be inadvertently excluding high-potential candidates and artificially limiting their pool of talent,” said Angela Vallot, cofounder and partner of VallotKarp Consulting, a diversity and inclusion focused consulting firm, and a Suited Board Member. “Specifically, resumes provide limited information on a candidate and the classic screening criteria contained in them can adversely affect candidates from historically underrepresented groups. Suited’s predictive models enable recruiters to equitably identify high potential candidates instantly at the top of the recruiting funnel.”

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Suited, A.I.-Recruiting Platform Built to Diversify Hiring in Investment Banking & Law

August 12th, 2020

Link Suited, A.I.-Recruiting Platform Built to Diversify Hiring in Investment Banking & Law Industries, Announces Board of Directors Suited, A.I. appoints Angela Vallot to Board of Directors. Collective experience of the Board will help address recruiting bias and inefficiencies.
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Bosses say they want to tackle racial injustice

June 11th, 2020

Philadelphia Museum of Art picks firm to conduct workplace ‘cultural assessment’

February 7th, 2020

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has selected a New York-based consulting firm, VallotKarp, to conduct an assessment of the museum’s workplace environment

 
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It’s a Diverse City, but Most Big Museum Boards Are Strikingly White

August 22th, 2017

A Dim Record on Diversity

September 8th, 2013

LDF Welcomes Angela Vallot and Kim Koopersmith as Historic New Co-Chairs of Board of Directors

August 4th, 2021

The Board of Directors of the  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) today announced that Angela Vallot, Co-Founder and Partner at VallotKarp Consulting, and Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson of the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, will become the new co-chairs of LDF’s Board of Directors. This marks the first time that women will lead the LDF Board.

 
Read more here

The Push for Diversity and Inclusion with Angela Vallot

May 21st, 2021

“This is not the time to be shy. This is the time to step up, use your voice, and get involved.” ––Angela Vallot

Read more here

Angela Vallot, Small Town Girl, Big Time Change Agent

March 8th, 2021

The ABA Forum on Construction Law hosted the Inaugural Diversity + Inclusion Brunch webinar, featuring guest panelist Angela Vallot.

 
Read more here

The Architecture of Inclusion: Keys to Designing, Building a Diverse Equitable Inclusive Workplace

February 18th, 2021

Kelly Bundy and Angela Vallot, an attorney and a nationally recognized DEI consultant with VallotKarp, discuss best practices for law firms seeking to create more diverse, equitable and inclusive environments that will affect lasting, cultural change.


Click here to view the recording

Suited Launches A.I. Powered Recruiting Platform for Legal Industry to Support Diversity in Hiring

Dec 16th, 2020

“Law firms may be inadvertently excluding high-potential candidates and artificially limiting their pool of talent,” said Angela Vallot, cofounder and partner of VallotKarp Consulting, a diversity and inclusion focused consulting firm, and a Suited Board Member. “Specifically, resumes provide limited information on a candidate and the classic screening criteria contained in them can adversely affect candidates from historically underrepresented groups. Suited’s predictive models enable recruiters to equitably identify high potential candidates instantly at the top of the recruiting funnel.”

Read more here

Suited, A.I.-Recruiting Platform Built to Diversify Hiring in Investment Banking & Law

August 12th, 2020

Link Suited, A.I.-Recruiting Platform Built to Diversify Hiring in Investment Banking & Law Industries, Announces Board of Directors Suited, A.I. appoints Angela Vallot to Board of Directors. Collective experience of the Board will help address recruiting bias and inefficiencies.
Read more here

Bosses say they want to tackle racial injustice

June 11th, 2020

Philadelphia Museum of Art picks firm to conduct workplace ‘cultural assessment’

February 7th, 2020

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has selected a New York-based consulting firm, VallotKarp, to conduct an assessment of the museum’s workplace environment

 
Read more here

It’s a Diverse City, but Most Big Museum Boards Are Strikingly White

August 22th, 2017

A Dim Record on Diversity

September 8th, 2013